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Last updated: 12 May 2021
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Fecha:martes 7 septiembre 1943
Hora:16:48
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
Operador:Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF
Registración: A24-52
Numéro de série: 1259
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 13
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Total:Fatalidades: 13 / Ocupantes: 19
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Townsville SPB, QLD (   Australia)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Townsville SPB, QLD, Australia
Descripción:
One of the plane's anti-sub mines detonated on landing in fairly rough conditions at Cleveland Bay.

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


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Catalina

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