Flugunfall 01 SEP 1942 einer Sunderland Mk II T9113 - Bay of Biscay
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Datum:Dienstag 1 September 1942
Flugzeugtyp:Sunderland Mk II
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF
Kennzeichen: T9113
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 11 / Insassen: 11
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 11 / Insassen: 11
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Bay of Biscay (   Atlantischer Ozean)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Mount Batten RAF Seaplane Station, Großbritannien
Flug nach:?
T9113 departed RAF Mount Batten at 15:13 hrs for an ASW patrol in the Bay of Biscay. At 20:15 hrs they signalled base they were under attack from two Junkers Ju 88s. At 20:39 hrs they signalled contact lost with the enemy but shortly after at 20:45 hrs they sent an SOS, nothing further heard from the aircraft or crew. Later learned T9113 was shot down by two Junkers Ju 88C-6s of V/KG40 from Bordeaux. All crew KIA.


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