Accident
Last updated: 25 July 2014
Estado:
Fecha:jueves 28 junio 1979
Tipo:Consolidated PBY-6A Catalina
Operador:Philippe Cousteau
Registración: N101CS
Numéro de série: 2141
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 6
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 8
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:de la costa de Alverca (   Portugal) show on map
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Prueba
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
The aircraft nosed over in the Tagus River during a high speed taxi run after a water landing, to check the hull for leakage. The Catalina turned upside down, causing the fuselage to break behind the cockpit. The wing separated from the fuselage and the left engine broke off, penetrating the captain's side of the cockpit.
Philippe Cousteau, son of French explorer Jacques Cousteau, was killed in the accident.


Fuentes:
» Wikipedia: Philippe Cousteau
» warbirdregistry.org


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The Catalina in a hangar at OGMA Alverca, one day before the accident
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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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