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Last updated: 10 May 2021
Estado:
Fecha:sábado 4 junio 1955
Tipo:Short Sunderland MR.5
Operador:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registración: RN288
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 14
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:de la costa de Eastbourne, Sussex (   Reino Unido)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Calshot RAF Station, Reino Unido
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
The flying boat hit a swell on landing and bounced. It nosed in.
The Sunderland, detached from Pembroke Dock to Calshot, was participating in the Royal Air Forces Association (RAFA) celebrations at Eastbourne and was in the process of dropping off an airman on leave.

Fuentes:
» Owen J Vaughan (E-mail, 13-3-2012)
» El Litoral 4-6-1955


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