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Last updated: 18 October 2019
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Date:Tuesday 5 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: 33965
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Ground casualties:Fatalities: 1
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:160 km (100 mls) off Tutuila, American Samoa (   Pacific Ocean)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Landed at sea to rescue R4D pilot 100 miles from Tutulia Island. Prop came off and hit pilot who was killed. All rescued by DE which sank PBY by gunfire. 



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