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Last updated: 14 May 2021
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Datum:Samstag 12 August 1944
Flugzeugtyp:Short Sunderland
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: NJ175
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Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 12
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Corlea (   Irland)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Militär
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Unfallbericht:
The Sunderland flying boat suffered an engine failure during takeoff from Castle Archdale. The crew made a crash-landing after jettisoning the depth charges and while jettisoning fuel. A fire started after crash and burnt out the forward section and wings.

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» Foreign Aircraft Landings in Ireland 1939 - 1946


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