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Last updated: 24 November 2020
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Date:Monday 13 August 1945
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: 44-34080
C/n / msn: CV591
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Tateyama Airfield (   Japan)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Saipan International Airport (SPN/PGSN), Northern Mariana Islands
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Shot down by Japanese Mitsubishi A6M Zero fighter planes. Only one crew member survived the crash.

Sources:
» MACR
» PacificWrecks.com


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