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Last updated: 14 April 2021
Status:
Date:Tuesday 3 October 1950
Type:Short Sunderland GR.5
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: SZ569
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Malay Cove, Trincomalee (   Sri Lanka)
Phase: Taxi (TXI)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Grounded during taxiing; not repaired.

Sources:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» Last take-off : a record of RAF aircraft losses 1950 to 1953 / C. Cummings


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