ASN Aircraft accident Short Sunderland I DV968 Bay of Bisay
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Status:
Date:Friday 13 August 1943
Type:Short Sunderland I
Operating for:Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF
Leased from:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: DV968
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 11
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 11
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Bay of Bisay (   Atlantic Ocean)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Pembroke Dock RAF Station, United Kingdom
Destination airport:Pembroke Dock RAF Station, United Kingdom
Narrative:
The Sunderland flying boat was shot down by Junkers Ju-88's during an anti submarine patrol.

Sources:
» RAAF 10 Sqn & 461 Sqn Short Sunderlands
» aircrewremembered.com


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Distance from Pembroke Dock RAF Station to Pembroke Dock RAF Station as the crow flies is 19869 km (12418 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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