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Last updated: 19 October 2019
Status:
Date:Monday 18 September 1944
Type:Potez-CAMS 161
Operator:Luftwaffe
Registration: 16+11
C/n / msn:
First flight: 1942-03-20 (2 years 6 months)
Engines: 6 Hispano-Suiza 12Y-37
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Rügen (   Germany)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
The flying boat was moored at Rügen Seaplane Base at the Baltic Sea when it was destroyed in an attack by a group of three P-51 Mustangs of the USAAF 375th Fighter Squadron, 361st Fighter Group, led by First Lieutenant Urban L. 'Ben' Drew, flying the 'Detroit Miss', a P-51D with s/n 44-14164.

Classification:
Destroyed on ground

Sources:
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