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Last updated: 22 October 2019
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Date:Friday 13 October 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadian Vickers OA-10A Canso A (PBY-5A)
Operator:United States Army Air Force - USAAF
Registration: 44-33889
C/n / msn: CV350
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Missing
Aircraft fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:between Biak Island and Helen Island (   Indonesia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The plane left Biak Island to locate life rafts. The plane vanished without a trace. The nine occupants, eight crew members and one passenger, are presumed to have died.

Sources:
» PacificWrecks.com


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