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Last updated: 7 July 2020
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Date:dimanche 21 mai 1944
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
Compagnie:Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF
Immatriculation: A24-73
Numéro de série: 1662
Année de Fabrication:
Equipage:victimes: 9 / à bord: 9
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Total:victimes: 9 / à bord: 9
Dégats de l'appareil: Disparu
Conséquences: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Lieu de l'accident:Java Sea (   Océan Indien)
Phase de vol: Inconnu (UNK)
Nature:Militaire
Aéroport de départ:?
Aéroport de destination:?
Détails:
The crew were on a sea mining mission in the Java Sea near Surabaya and a signal was received that the aircraft had been badly holed in both tanks and an attempt was to be made to get to a prearranged escape point. Although searches were carried out there were no sightings of the crew or plane.

Sources:
» Australian Military Aircraft Serials and Aircraft History web site


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