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Last updated: 30 November 2015
Datum:zondag 28 februari 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF
Registratie: A24-25
Constructienummer: 273
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 11 / inzittenden: 11
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 11 / inzittenden: 11
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:56 km (35 mijl) S van Cairns, QLD (   AustraliŽ)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Cairns Airport, QLD (CNS/YBCS), AustraliŽ
Vliegveld van aankomst:Cairns Airport, QLD (CNS/YBCS), AustraliŽ
Crashed during ASW patrol flight.
The wreckage was located in 2013 by a diver, but it took until 2015 before additional dives were made to establish the identity of the airplane.

» Wreckage of RAAF plane that crashed 70 years ago found in sea near Cairns, Guardian, 21-9-2015
» Australian Military Aircraft Serials and Aircraft History web site
» Peter Dunn's Australia @ war


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Cairns Airport, QLD en Cairns Airport, QLD bedraagt 0 km (0 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkís 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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