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Last updated: 10 May 2021
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Datum:zaterdag 4 juni 1955
Type:Short Sunderland MR.5
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registratie: RN288
Constructienummer:
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 14
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:van Eastbourne, Sussex (   Verenigd Koninkrijk)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Calshot RAF Station, Verenigd Koninkrijk
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
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.

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


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