Accident description
Last updated: 23 July 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 16 June 1944
Type:Consolidated PBY-5 Catalina
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 08469
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:240 km (150 mls) NW off Espiritu Santos, Vanuatu (   Pacific Ocean)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Forced landing. Sank under tow. 

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


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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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