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Last updated: 27 September 2021
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 14 marzo 1952
Tipo:Short Sunderland MR.5
Operador:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registración: PP162
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Felixstowe, Suffolk (   Reino Unido)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
The Sunderland flying boat was conduction trials in Felixstowe Harbour. The trials were meant to assess the effect of operating from rough seas. The Sunderland sustained severe damage during these trials.

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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