Accident description
Last updated: 20 December 2014
Status:
Date:Sunday 9 January 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-5 Catalina
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 08172
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 8
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Port Lyautey NAS (NNA) (   Morocco)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Port Lyautey NAS (NNA/GMMY), Morocco
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed in night takeoff.

Sources:
» US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher


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