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Accident description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Status:
Date:Wednesday 11 December 1940
Type:Short Sunderland I
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: N9046
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Sullom Voe, Shetland (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
The flying boat unexpectedly caught fire and was completely destroyed.

Sources:
» crashsiteorkney.com
» From Hitler's U-Boats to Kruschev's Spyflights: Twenty Five Years with Flight Lieutenant Thomas Buchanan Clark, RAF


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