ASN Aircraft accident Short Sunderland GR.5 PP132 Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport (HKG)
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Status:
Date:Sunday 21 April 1946
Type:Short Sunderland GR.5
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: PP132
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport (HKG) (   Hong Kong)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport (HKG/VHHH), Hong Kong
Narrative:
The Sunderland ran aground after landing in the water off Kai Tak.

Sources:
» Broken Wings : Post-War Royal Air Force Accidents / James J. Halley


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