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Last updated: 16 June 2021
Status:
Date:Sunday 17 December 1944
Type:Shorts Sunderland IIIa
Operator:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Registration: ML883
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Calshot (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
The Sunderland IIIa flying boat was struck by a surface vessel during a gale. It was moored off Calshot and sank.

Classification:
Damaged on the ground

Sources:
» calshotdivers.com


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