ASN Aircraft accident Short Sunderland Mk I N9048 Mount Batten
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Date:Wednesday 27 November 1940
Type:Silhouette image of generic ss25 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Short Sunderland Mk I
Operator:Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF
Registration: N9048
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mount Batten (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Standing (STD)
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The aircraft was destroyed at Mount Batten on 27 November 1940 in a hangar fire, as a result of a German air raid. The plane burnt out in the hangar.

Hangar / ground fire
Damaged on the ground

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