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Sunderland W3999

Aircraft Model:Short Sunderland Mk. III
Manufacturer:Short Brothers (Rochester)
Identities:W3999
Units:No. 10 Squadron, RAAF

Timeline

21 June 1942Aircraft was shot down by an Arado 196 while engaged on a search for a missing Wellington. The aircraft was seen to alight on open water before exploding.
Pilot: F/Lt MAURICE LEOPOLD JUDELL, RAAF 466 (Missing)
Crew: P/O JACQUES HAZARD (Missing)
Crew: P/O COSMO CLIVE CHATAWAY, RAAF 405394 (Missing)
Crew: P/O BRUCE NAPOLEAN GILBERT, RAAF 401596 (Missing)
Crew: Sgt PHILLIP MERVYN BENISON, RAAF 11065 (Missing)
Crew: AC1 THOMAS DORNEY, RAAF 19034 (Missing)
Crew: Sgt EDWARD JAMES TAYLOR, RAAF 3846 (Missing)
Crew: Sgt JOHN VALENTINE McLEAN, RAAF 405419 (Missing)
Crew: LAC ROBERT GEORGE WILLIS, RAAF 11931 (Missing)
Crew: Sgt WILLIAM LAWRENCE WINTERFLOOD, RAAF 405093 (Missing)
Crew: AC1 FRANCIS WILLIAM TIPPING, RAAF 4089 (Missing)

References

Crick, D. and B. Cowan 2016 RAAF Short S.25 Sunderland Mk.I,II,3 & V 10 & 461 Sqn, RAAF. ADF Serials. Retrieved 28 April 2018 from <http://www.adf-serials.com.au/sunderland.htm>.

Robertson, B. 1979 British Military Aircraft Serials, 1911-1979. Cambridge: Patrick Stephens Ltd.

Record updated on 28 April 2018.


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