Date & Time: Aug 12, 1944 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Short S.25 Sunderland
Survey / Patrol / Reconnaissance
Castle Archdale - Castle Archdale
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Shortly after take off from the Castle Archdale Seaplane Base, an engine failed. The crew jettisoned some charges and fuel. Later, the captain decided to attempt an emergency landing but the aircraft crashed in Corlea, some 40 km south of RAF Castle Archdale. Three crew members were killed.