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Datum:donderdag 6 januari 1944
Type:Short Sunderland III
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registratie: JM709
Constructienummer:
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 11 / inzittenden: 11
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 11 / inzittenden: 11
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Bay of Biscay (   Atlantische Oceaan)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Pembroke Dock RAF Station, Verenigd Koninkrijk
Vliegveld van aankomst:Pembroke Dock RAF Station, Verenigd Koninkrijk
Beschrijving:
Short Sunderland flying boat JM709 of 228 Sqn RAF took off from RAF Station, Pembroke Dock at 05:37 on 6 January 1944, to carry out an anti-submarine patrol in the Bay of Biscay. There was no messages received from the aircraft after takeoff, and it failed to return to base. It was assumed that the aircraft and crew were lost at sea.

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» Missing with no known grave / by Alan Storr


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