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Accident
Last updated: 22 October 2017
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Datum:Donnerstag 23 September 1943
Zeit:20:50
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-5 Catalina
Fluggesellschaft:Royal New Zealand Air Force - RNZAF
Kennzeichen: NZ4002
Werknummer: 1334
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Lauthala Bay (   Fiji Inseln)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:?
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
Crashed at Lauthala Bay while departing for a night circuit practice. The flying boat took off with the elevator trim tabs wrongly set and crashed into the water from a height of about 200 feet.

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