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Accident description
Last updated: 24 October 2017
Status:
Date:Wednesday 3 December 1941
Time:18:30
Type:Short Sunderland
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: W3988
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 11
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 11
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Carrowmore near Doonbeg, County Clare (   Ireland)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed into the sea under unknown circumstances. Nine crew members died in the crash.

Probable Cause:

http://www.csn.ul.ie/~dan/war/w3988.htm

Sources:
» Foreign Aircraft Landings Ireland 1939-1945


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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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