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Accident
Last updated: 18 October 2017
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Datum:Freitag 12 Mai 1944
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated Catalina IVB
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: JX273
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 9
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 9
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Vatersay Island, Outer Hebrides (   Großbritannien)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Oban-Connel Airport (OBN/EGEO), Großbritannien
Flug nach:Oban-Connel Airport (OBN/EGEO), Großbritannien
Unfallbericht:
The pilot became disorientated during a night training exercise and the plane impacted a hill named Heishavel Beag on Vatersay Island. Three crew members died in the crash.
The deceased are: Flt Sgt David Clyne, Captain; Sgt R. (Fred) Basset, Wireless OP-AG; Sgt Patrick Hine, Rigger, mechanic.

Informationsquelle:
» Catalina on Vatersay: a plane wreck with more than one story (501 places)
» Air Crash Sites-Scotland


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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