ASN Aircraft accident Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina 05013 Gulf of Mexico
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Date:Saturday 2 October 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 05013
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Missing
Aircraft fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:Gulf of Mexico (   Atlantic Ocean)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Pensacola NAS, FL (NPA/KNPA), United States of America
Destination airport:Pensacola NAS, FL (NPA/KNPA), United States of America
Narrative:
Went missing, Gulf of Mexico. The plane reportedly had a fuel leak.

Sources:
» US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher


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