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Accident description
Last updated: 14 December 2017
Status:
Date:Monday 17 January 1944
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: 34018
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First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
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Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Airplane damage: Missing
Airplane fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:off Adak Island NAS, AK (ADK) (   Pacific Ocean)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Adak Island NAS, AK (ADK/PADK), United States of America
Destination airport:Adak Island NAS, AK (ADK/PADK), United States of America
Narrative:
Missing on patrol from NAS Adak, AK.



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