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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Status:
Date:Saturday 30 January 1954
Type:Short Sunderland MR.5
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: RN290
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Angle Bay (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
An engine caught fire. On landing the flying boat swung causing a float to break off. It burned out.

Sources:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley


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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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