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Last updated: 17 June 2021
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Datum:dinsdag 24 juni 1941
Type:Short Sunderland I
Vloog voor:Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF
Gehuurd van:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registratie: P9603
Constructienummer:
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 12
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 12
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:van Popton Point, Milford Haven (   Verenigd Koninkrijk)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Mount Batten RAF Seaplane Station, Verenigd Koninkrijk
Vliegveld van aankomst:Mount Batten RAF Seaplane Station, Verenigd Koninkrijk
Beschrijving:
Sunderland P9603 departed RAF Mount Batten, at 21:00 hours to carry out a reconnaissance patrol. While attempting to alight after the completion of the patrol , the aircraft overshot the flare path and crashed on rocks off Popton Point, Milford Haven. The three Pilots of the aircraft were seriously injured, but the airmen members of the crew escaped with minor injuries and shock. Sqn Ldr Hick and FO Scutts died later of their injuries.

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