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Last updated: 18 April 2021
Datum:Sonntag 13 Juni 1943
Zeit:ca 20:00
Flugzeugtyp:Short Sunderland III
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: DV967
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 11 / Insassen: 11
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 11 / Insassen: 11
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:vom Land entfernt von Finisterre, Spain (   Atlantischer Ozean)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Pembroke Dock RAF Station, Großbritannien
Flug nach:?
The Short Sunderland flying boat was patrolling a sector of the Bay of Biscay near Finisterre. A group of five U boats was spotted and the Sunderland dropped depth charges around one of them (U564). The aircraft was hit by anti-aircraft fire and crashed.

» Keymerand Clayton War Memorials: Flt Lt Desmond Fairfax Hill, RAFVR


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