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Last updated: 21 April 2021
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Date:Wednesday 29 December 1943
Type:Short Sunderland
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: EJ140
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Voi (   Kenya)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Mombasa-Moi International Airport (MBA/HKMO), Kenya
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Sunderland EJ140 was on a non-operational flight when it crashed into Sangalla Hill in bad weather.

Sources:
» RAAF fatalities in Second World War among RAAF personnel serving on attachment in Royal Air Force Squadrons and Support Units / by Alan Storr, 2006
» Luftwaffe and Allied Air Forces Discussion Forum


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