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Datum:maandag 28 april 1941
Type:Short Sunderland III
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF
Registratie: T9075
Constructienummer:
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 6 / inzittenden: 11
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 6 / inzittenden: 11
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Iris Sea (   Atlantische Oceaan)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
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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