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Last updated: 12 May 2021
Datum:Dienstag 7 September 1943
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF
Kennzeichen: A24-52
Werknummer: 1259
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 13
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 13 / Insassen: 19
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Townsville SPB, QLD (   Australien)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Townsville SPB, QLD, Australien
One of the plane's anti-sub mines detonated on landing in fairly rough conditions at Cleveland Bay.

» Australian Military Aircraft Serials and Aircraft History web site
» 7 September 1943 - Crash of a Catalina at Townsville / Peter Dunn


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