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Last updated: 6 July 2020
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Datum:donderdag 20 augustus 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: 04468
Constructienummer:
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 5 / inzittenden: 9
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Manzanillo Bay (   Panama)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
Flew into water during gunnery practice Manzanillo Bay, Canal Zone. The landing lights were used on finals. The light apparently penetrated surface of clear glassy water without giving any indication of distance to the water.

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» VP-34 mishap list (vpnavy.com)


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