Accident Short S.25 Sunderland GR.5 PP107, Sunday 28 January 1951
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Date:Sunday 28 January 1951
Type:Silhouette image of generic ss25 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Short S.25 Sunderland GR.5
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: PP107
Fatalities:Fatalities: 14 / Occupants: 14
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Mt. Yuli -   Taiwan
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Hong Kong-Kai Tak RAF Station (HKG/VHHH)
Destination airport:Iwakuni MCAS (IWK/RJOI)
Sunderland PP107 from the RAF 205 Squadron, was on a support mission for the UN Command during the Korean War. The flying boat flew into a Taiwanese mountain at an elevation of 5000 feet in poor visibility.


Military aviation disasters : significant losses since 1908 / D. Gero, 1999
205/209 Sunderland Squadron RAF Seletar
British airmen can finally rest in peace (Taipei Times, Nov 17, 2005, Page 4)

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