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Date:Sunday 10 September 1939
Type:Short Sunderland I
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: N6135
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Pembroke Dock RAF Station (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Kalafrana RAF Station, Malta
Destination airport:Pembroke Dock RAF Station, United Kingdom
Landed downwind in bad weather, tore off both wingtip floats. During salvage the Sunderland capsized and beached.

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Distance from Kalafrana RAF Station to Pembroke Dock RAF Station as the crow flies is 2329 km (1456 miles).

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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