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Accident description
Last updated: 17 February 2018
Date:Tuesday 23 February 1954
Type:Short Sunderland GR.5
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: NJ180
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Pembroke Dock (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Pembroke Dock RAF Station, United Kingdom
The flying boat hit a buoy during an attempted overshoot. It sustained serious damage and was not repaired.


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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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