Hundje Lake - Mozambique
RAF 209 Sqn
Consolidated Catalina AH543
? → Durban
F/O E. C. Saunders
P/O P. O. Daymond
The aircraft was hit by a electrical storm and the crew had to ditch in the Hundje Lagoon, 65 miles from Lourenço Marques. The crew flew back in a BOAC flight.
The plane was taken from S. Martinho de Bilene to Lourenço Marques, where it was latter scrapped.
* “Aviões da Cruz de Cristo” – Mário Canongia Lopes
* 209 Operational Record Book - National Archives, London Kew