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Last updated: 19 October 2018
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Date:Thursday 11 December 1969
Time:13:48
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated Canso A
Operator:Kongelige Danske Flyvevåbnet
Registration: L-853
C/n / msn: CV-316
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:4,6 km (2.9 mls) NW off Gilleleje (   Denmark)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Værløse Air Base (EKVL), Denmark
Destination airport:Værløse Air Base (EKVL), Denmark
Narrative:
The flying boat crashed while practicing water landings at sea in the Kattegat off Denmark. On the second water landing, the nose hit the water first. The Catalina turned to the left and sank in 11,8 meters of water.

Sources:
» Temahæfte nr.1 Catalina ISSN 0109-8292
» Erik Thingbo (25-11-2011)


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