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Last updated: 5 August 2021
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Date:Monday 25 October 1954
Type:Short Sunderland MR.5
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: PP155
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Tranigigvaag Fjord, Faeroes Islands (   Denmark)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Sunderland hit a swell on landing. It bounced, nosed in and sank.

Classification:
Bounced on landing
Runway mishap

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


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