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Last updated: 22 September 2021
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Date:Tuesday 13 June 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadian Vickers PBV-1A Canso A (PBY-5A)
Operator:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Registration: 9816
MSN: CV-250
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:180 km (112.5 mls) NE off Faroe Islands [Norwegian Sea] (   Atlantic Ocean)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Shot down by naval AAA fire during an attack on German submarine U-715.
The submarine was hit by depth charges and sank. Of the crew of 52, only 16 survived.

Sources:
» aviaeology.com
» Canadian Military Aircraft Serial Numbers


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