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Last updated: 9 August 2020
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Datum:dinsdag 26 mei 1942
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-5 Catalina
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Navy
Registratie: 2453
Constructienummer:
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 8
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 8
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Johnston Island NAS (JON) (   Kleine afgelegen eilanden van de V.S.)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:Johnston Island NAS (JON/PJON), Kleine afgelegen eilanden van de V.S.
Beschrijving:
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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