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Last updated: 15 November 2019
Estado:
Fecha:domingo 13 junio 1943
Hora:ca 20:00
Tipo:Short Sunderland
Operador:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registración: DV967
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 11 / Ocupantes: 11
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 11 / Ocupantes: 11
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:de la costa de Finisterre, Spain (   Océano Atlántico)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
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.

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


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