Accident Short Sunderland NJ175, Saturday 12 August 1944
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Date:Saturday 12 August 1944
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Type:Silhouette image of generic ss25 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Short Sunderland
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: NJ175
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Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 12
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Corlea -   Ireland
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
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Narrative:
The Sunderland flying boat suffered an engine failure during takeoff from Castle Archdale. The crew made a crash-landing after jettisoning the depth charges and while jettisoning fuel. A fire started after crash and burnt out the forward section and wings.

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Foreign Aircraft Landings in Ireland 1939 - 1946

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