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Hull-loss
Last updated: 5 December 2016
Estado:
Fecha:jueves 15 enero 1942
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-5 Catalina
Operador:United States Navy
Registración: 2326
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Fossvogur (   Islandia)
Fase: En Espera (STD)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:-
Aeropuerto de Llegada:-
Descripción:
A violent storm near Reykjavík caused five aircraft to be torn from their moorings at Fossvogur. The three Catalina's and two Martin Mariner flying boats sank.
Wind speeds of 77 knots were measured gusting to 115 knots.


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» 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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