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Last updated: 12 November 2019
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Datum:zondag 13 juni 1943
Tijd:ca 20:00
Type:Short Sunderland
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registratie: DV967
Constructienummer:
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 11 / inzittenden: 11
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 11 / inzittenden: 11
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:van Finisterre, Spain (   Atlantische Oceaan)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
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.

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