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Last updated: 17 November 2019
Estado:
Fecha:sábado 20 noviembre 1943
Hora:17:45
Tipo:Short Sunderland III
Operado por:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Alquilado a :Royal Air Force - RAF
Registración: W6031
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 11 / Ocupantes: 11
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:ca 900 km W off Vigo, Spain (   Océano Atlántico)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
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.

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


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