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Last updated: 20 May 2019
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Date:Wednesday 14 July 1948
Time:09:18
Type:Short Sunderland GR.5
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: NJ276
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Singapore-Seletar Airport (XSP) (   Singapore)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Singapore-Seletar Airport (XSP/WSSL), Singapore
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The crew were simulating an engine failure on takeoff. One engine was cut . The aircraft bounced causing the tail to break off.

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


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