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Accident description
Last updated: 14 December 2017
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Date:Tuesday 1 July 1941
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated Catalina I
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: AH557
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Skerjafjördur (   Iceland)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Catalina plane was damaged during landing at Skerjafjördur. To prevent the aircraft from sinking the pilot stranded the aircraft at the beach. The aircraft was subsequently written off.

Sources:
» World War II Crash Sites in Iceland


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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