Accident Short Sunderland I L5801, Monday 5 June 1939
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Date:Monday 5 June 1939
Type:Silhouette image of generic ss25 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Short Sunderland I
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: L5801
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Johore Straits -   Singapore
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Singapore-Seletar Airport (XSP/WSSL)
Destination airport:Singapore-Seletar Airport (XSP/WSSL)
Dived into sea after takeoff, due to control problems.


Air Britain RAF Aircraft L1000 - N9999
The Straits Times, 5 June 1939, Page 12
The Straits Times, 6 June 1939, Page 12

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