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Last updated: 27 October 2020
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Datum:Donnerstag 15 Januar 1942
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-5 Catalina
Fluggesellschaft:United States Navy
Kennzeichen: 2337
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Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Fossvogur (   Island)
Flugphase: Stehendes (STD)
Betriebsart:Militär
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A violent storm near Reykjavík caused five aircraft to be torn from their moorings at Fossvogur. The three Catalina's and two Martin Mariner flying boats sank.
Wind speeds of 77 knots were measured gusting to 115 knots.

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