ASN Aircraft accident Canadian Vickers PBV-1A Canso A (PBY-5A) 11061 Reykjavik
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Date:Tuesday 19 December 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: 11061
MSN: CV-371
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:S of Reykjavik (   Iceland)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Flew into a mountain peak (Stapatindar, 395 m high) when returning from a patrol. The aircraft was returning from reconnaissance flight.

Sources:
» World War II Crash Sites in Iceland


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