Accident Short Sunderland L2167, Tuesday 9 April 1940
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Date:Tuesday 9 April 1940
Time:
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: L2167
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Sylling -   Norway
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Pembroke Dock RAF Station
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Sunderland L2167 of the RAF 210 Squadron, was shot down on a reconnaissance mission. Nine members of the crew were killed. A tenth crewman, Welshman Ogwyn George, survived a fall of 3,000 ft without a parachute.

Sources:

Pembroke Dock Sunderland Trust

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