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Accident description
Last updated: 20 March 2018
Date:Sunday 23 August 1942
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 7255
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Dahlgren, VA (   United States of America)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Crashed and burned in bad weather.

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