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Last updated: 16 December 2019
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Datum:Samstag 20 November 1943
Zeit:17:45
Flugzeugtyp:Short Sunderland III
Betrieben durch:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Gemietet von :Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: W6031
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Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 11 / Insassen: 11
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:ca 900 km W off Vigo, Spain (   Atlantischer Ozean)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
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Unfallbericht:
The Short Sunderland flying boat was shot at by AA-fire while attacking German U-Boat U-648. About one hour later the aircraft sent a distress call that they were about to ditch.

Informationsquelle:
» Men Who Died Serving on Lough Erne / Joe O´Loughlin


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