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Accident
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Estado:
Fecha:domingo 27 marzo 1949
Hora:14:39
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-6A Catalina
Operador:United States Navy
Registración: 64028
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 11
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:973 km (608.1 milles) SW de la costa de Johnston Island (   Océano Pacífico)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Kwajalein Airport (KWA/PKWA), Islas Marshall
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Johnston Island Airport (JON/PJON), US Islas Remotas Menores
Descripción:
Forced landing during flight from Kwajalein to Johnston Island. The crew rescued by a Navy ship nine hours after the landing.
which sank plane by gunfire.

Fuentes:
» The Lewiston Daily Sun - Mar 29, 1949


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Distance from Kwajalein Airport to Johnston Island Airport as the crow flies is 2605 km (1628 miles).

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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