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Last updated: 21 November 2019
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Date:Wednesday 10 November 1943
Time:17:55
Type:Short Sunderland III
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: EK572
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 12
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Spanish coast (   Atlantic Ocean)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Pembroke Dock RAF Station, United Kingdom
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Sunderland flying boat was attacked by enemy aircraft and crashed into the sea. It broke up upon impact

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» Flypast 05/2000


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