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Last updated: 14 October 2019
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Date:Sunday 3 June 1945
Type:Martin PBM-5 Mariner
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 59062
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 14
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 14
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Tanahmera (   Indonesia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Damaged by AAA during attack on Japanese ships. Forced landing on beach near of Tanahmeja, Island of Celebes.
Three crew members died in a gun battle with Japanese troops. Nine were captured and three escaped.

Classification:
Shot down from the ground
Forced landing outside airport

Sources:
» US Navy and US Marine Corps BuNos


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