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Estado:
Fecha:sábado 13 noviembre 1943
Tipo:Short Sunderland III
Operador:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registración: DD863
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 11 / Ocupantes: 11
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 11 / Ocupantes: 11
Daños en la Aeronave: Desaparecido
Ubicación:26 km (16.3 milles) N de la costa de Mayo (   Irlanda)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
The Sunderland flying boat was flying a convoy escort mission when it was lost with out trace. The crew had reported engine trouble and stated that they were returning to base. Strong sea conditions were reported at the time.

Fuentes:
» George Smith's Home Page - WW II memorial page


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