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Last updated: 19 April 2021
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Date:Wednesday 20 December 1944
Time:02:05
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated Catalina IVA (PBY-5)
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: JX208
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Beenoskee Mountain, Co. Kerry (   Ireland)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Castle Archdale RAF Station, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Destination airport:Castle Archdale RAF Station, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Narrative:
Crashed at night in bad weather while on an anti submarine patrol flight.

Classification:

Sources:
» George Smith's Home Page - WW II memorial page
» Foreign Aircraft Landings in Ireland 1939 - 1946


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