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Last updated: 7 August 2020
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Fecha:martes 26 mayo 1942
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-5 Catalina
Operador:United States Navy
Registración: 2453
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 8
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 8
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Johnston Island NAS (JON) (   US Islas Remotas Menores)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Johnston Island NAS (JON/PJON), US Islas Remotas Menores
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» VPNavy.com


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