Short Sunderland wrecked on the coast of Libya
This Short Sunderland was badly damaged in a forced landing four miles of the coast of Libya. The crew floated to safety on the wing (see here for their story), but the Sunderland itself was forced onto the shore and wrecked.
Short Sunderland Squadrons of World War 2, Jon Lake
. A look at the service carrier of the most successful British flying boat of the Second World War, and a key component in Coastal Command's battle against the U-boat. Covers the introduction of the aircraft, its role in the Battle of the Atlantic, the Mediterranean, West Africa and other theatres.
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Rickard, J (28 August 2008), Short Sunderland wrecked on the coast of Libya , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_short_sunderland_wrecked.html