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Accident description
Last updated: 18 October 2017
Status:
Date:Thursday 13 April 1950
Type:Short Sunderland GR.5
Operator:South African Air Force - SAAF
Registration: 1706
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:at an unknown location (   South Africa)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Swung on takeoff and aircraft sank.

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