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Last updated: 3 December 2020
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Date:Friday 5 October 1945
Type:Short Sunderland GR.5
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: PP111
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Dunnet Head (   United Kingdom)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The pilot lost control in a cumulonimbus cloud. The airplane went inverted, causing substantial damage to the airframe.

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


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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