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Last updated: 21 October 2017
Status:
Date:Sunday 27 April 1941
Type:Short Sunderland I
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: L5807
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:Kalafrana Bay (   Malta)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
Set alight by a Luftwaffe Messerschmitt Bf.109 of 7./JG 26, believed to be flown by air ace Joachim Müncheberg. The flying boat sank.

Sources:
» Air Britain RAF Aircraft L1000 - N9999
» Aces of the Luftwaffe


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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