Criminal Occurrence description
Last updated: 26 June 2016
Narrative:Destroyed by enemy action on the ground at Broome. The attack was carried out by nine Japanese Mitsubishi A6M2 Zero fighter aircraft.
|Date:||Tuesday 3 March 1942|
Consolidated 28-5MNE Catalina
|Operator:||Royal Air Force - RAF|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Broome, WA ( Australia)
|Phase:|| Standing (STD)|
» Peter Dunn's Australia @ War web site
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.