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Last updated: 18 October 2019
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Date:Friday 4 May 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 48416
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First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
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Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:San Francisco Bay, CA (   United States of America)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Lost in takeoff accident from San Francisco Bay and hit hillside.

Sources:
» Dictionary of American Naval Aviation Squadrons Volume 2 : The History of VP, VPB, VP(H) and VP(AM) Squadrons


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