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Last updated: 27 September 2021
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Date:Thursday 3 November 1949
Type:Short Sunderland V
Operator:Aéronavale
Registration: registration unknown
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 15
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 15
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Toulon (   France)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Toulon-St Mandrier NAS (LFTR), France
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed shortly after take-off from Saint-Mandrier-sur-Mer.
Three occupants died, one was missing, six were seriously wounded, one sustained minor injuries and four were uninjured.

Sources:
» El Tiempo 4 November 1949, p8
» Hamburger Abendblatt 4 November 1949
» Histoire de la BAN Saint-Mandrier (1944-1950)


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