Criminal Occurrence description
Last updated: 18 April 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 3 March 1942
Type:Consolidated 28-5MNE Catalina
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: FV-W
C/n / msn: 330
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Broome, WA (   Australia)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Military
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Narrative:
Destroyed by enemy action on the ground at Broome. The attack was carried out by nine Japanese Mitsubishi A6M2 Zero fighter aircraft.

Sources:
» Peter Dunn's Australia @ War web site


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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.
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