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Last updated: 18 September 2020
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Datum:Samstag 5 Juni 1943
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-5 Catalina
Fluggesellschaft:Royal New Zealand Air Force - RNZAF
Kennzeichen: NZ4006
Werknummer: 1338
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 8
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 15 / Insassen: 15
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:S off Fiji (   Pacific Ocean)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Auckland International Airport (AKL/NZAA), Neuseeland
Unfallbericht:
The flying boat departed from Lauthala Bay near Suva, Fiji at 04:30 on a ferry flight to Auckland. The Catalina never arrived at the destination. Some wreckage was found in the following few days on the islands south of Lauthala Bay.

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