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Last updated: 9 August 2020
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Datum:Dienstag 26 Mai 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: 2453
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 8
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 8
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Johnston Island NAS (JON) (   U.S. Minor Outlying Islands)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Johnston Island NAS (JON/PJON),
Unfallbericht:
The Catalina pilot made a normal power landing and immediately applied throttle for takeoff. At a speed of about fifty knots the plane swerved to the left and then continued into a violent waterloop. The hull of the plane was broken open and the Catalina sank immediately.

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