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Last updated: 18 September 2020
Estado:
Fecha:sábado 5 junio 1943
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-5 Catalina
Operador:Royal New Zealand Air Force - RNZAF
Registración: NZ4006
Numéro de série: 1338
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 7
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 8 / Ocupantes: 8
Total:Fatalidades: 15 / Ocupantes: 15
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:S off Fiji (   Océano Pacífico)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Auckland International Airport (AKL/NZAA), Nueva Zelanda
Descripción:
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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Catalina

  • ca 4050 built
  • 196th loss
  • 79th accidente fatal
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  • 9th worst accident (actualmente)
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  • 25th worst accident (actualmente)
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