Accident Canadian Vickers PBV-1A Canso A (PBY-5A) 9842,
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Date:Tuesday 13 June 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Canadian Vickers PBV-1A Canso A (PBY-5A)
Owner/operator:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Registration: 9842
MSN: CV-276
Year of manufacture:1943
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Reykjavik -   Iceland
Phase: En route
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Destination airport:
The Canso was hit by AAA fire while attacking German submarine U-480. Crashed in sea.

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