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Last updated: 14 April 2021
Date:Wednesday 3 October 1945
Type:Short Sunderland GR.5
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: PP158
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Kuantan River (   Malaysia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
The Sunderland struck a submerged object on landing which ruptured the hull and caused flooding.

» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
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