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Last updated: 27 June 2019
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Date:Friday 27 February 1942
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-5 Catalina
Operator:Marine Luchtvaart Dienst (MLD)
Registration: Y-63
C/n / msn: 358
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Sumatra (   Indonesia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Severely damaged in combat with Japanese Nakajima Ki-27 planes; forced landing at sea.

Classification:
Shot down by aircraft
Forced landing outside airport

Sources:
» De Catalina Y 63 door de Jappen neergeschoten


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