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Last updated: 27 September 2021
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 16 febrero 1951
Tipo:Short Sunderland GR.5
Operador:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registración: SZ598
Numéro de série:
Ańo de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 8 / Ocupantes: 8
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 8 / Ocupantes: 8
Dańos en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Béja (   Túnez)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Gibraltar-North Front Airport (GIB/LXGB), Gibraltar
Descripción:
The flying boat was on a ferry flight when it flew into a cloud-shrouded hillside. The flying boat was flying 16 miles off course and 1700 feet below safety height.

Fuentes:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley
» Last take-off : a record of RAF aircraft losses 1950 to 1953 / C. Cummings


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