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Last updated: 17 April 2021
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Date:Wednesday 7 June 1944
Time:23:55
Type:Short Sunderland III
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: ML858
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Gleann Mr, Saint Kilda, Scotland (   United Kingdom)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Oban-Connel Airport (OBN/EGEO), United Kingdom
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed during navigational exercise flight out of Oban. All ten occupants died in the crash.

Sources:
» Crash Site & Wreckage Short Sunderland ML 858 St. Kilda
» secretscotland.org.uk
» Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland


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