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Last updated: 17 July 2018
Fecha:viernes 12 mayo 1944
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated Catalina IVB
Operador:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registración: JX273
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 9
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 9
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Vatersay Island, Outer Hebrides (   Reino Unido)
Elevación del lugar del accidente: 213 m (699 feet) amsl
Fase: Desconocido (UNK)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Oban-Connel Airport (OBN/EGEO), Reino Unido
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Oban-Connel Airport (OBN/EGEO), Reino Unido
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.

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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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