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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 222815
Last updated: 26 February 2020
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Date:07-APR-1955
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
Owner/operator:Chinese Nationalist Air Force (CNAF)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 11
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:South Formosa -   Taiwan
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:South Formosa Air Base
Narrative:
A Chinese Nationalist Air Force PBY amphibious plane crashed and burned while trying to land in misty weather.

Sources:

The Ottawa Journal 7 April 1955, p1 (AP)
Youngstown Vindicator 7 April 1955, p18


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Mar-2019 21:32 TB Added
11-Mar-2019 08:00 TB Updated [Narrative]
11-Mar-2019 14:16 TB Updated [Narrative]
11-Jun-2019 22:14 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source]

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