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Status:
Datum:Montag 28 April 1941
Flugzeugtyp:Short Sunderland III
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF
Kennzeichen: T9075
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 11
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 11
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Iris Sea (   Atlantischer Ozean)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
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Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
The Sunderland operated on a U-Boat patrol flight out of Angle Bay near RAF Pembroke Docks.
The crew failed to locate the landing site at Angle Bay after returning from the patrol flight. Being low on fuel, the flying boat was ditched in total darkness. The Sunderland broke on impact.

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