Accident description
Last updated: 20 September 2014
Status:
Date:Thursday 10 August 1944
Type:Consolidated PBY-5 Catalina
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 04501
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Manus SPB, Admiralty Islands (   Papua New Guinea)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Manus Island-Momote Airport (MAS), Papua New Guinea
Narrative:
Sank on hard landing after the bow collapsed and a wing tore off.

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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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