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Italian title : I Peccatori delle Haway
French title : L'Ambitieuse or Le passager clandestin
English title : The Restless and the Damned
Bulgarian title : Амбициозната
Andréa Parisy (Dominique Rancourt)
Edmond O'Brien (Bucaille)
Richard Basehart (Georges Rancourt)
Nicole Berger (Claire Rancourt)
Reg. F-OBIP (?) Short S.25 Sandringham 7.
Initially delivered to RAF as Sunderland Mk.III (JM719) in Aug 1943, converted to Mk.V in Sep 1944. Became a Sandringham 7 for BOAC as G-AKCO in July 1947, then sold in Australia as VH-APG in 1955 and finally to RAI (Réseau Aérien Interinsulaire) in French Polynesia in 1958 until wfu (Withdrawn from Use) in 1970. Joined the Musée de l'air in Paris in 1978. Unfortunately the aircraft was severely damaged in February 1984 by a strong storm. Under restoration since 2007.
Same aircraft in other movies at IMPDb: Frequently Seen Aircraft (Civil Fixed-Wing).
One of the two Consolidated PBY-5 Catalina of the RAI (Réseau Aérien Interinsulaire).