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Last updated: 27 January 2021
Fecha:domingo 19 junio 1949
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-5 Catalina
Operador:La Legión Caribe
Registración: N1096M
Numéro de série: 56
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:de la costa de Luperón (   República Dominicana)
Fase: Carreteando (TXI)
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
The Catalina had been used in a failed invasion attempt in the Dominican Republic. The invaders attempted to flee, but their Catalina was shot at by personnel on a speedboat of the Dominican Navy. The engine was hit and a fire erupted. The Catalina sank.

» Correio da Manhã 24 June 1949, p1
» US Navy PBY Catalina Units of the Atlantic War / Ragnar Ragnarsson
» The History of the attempted invasion of the Dominican Republic in 1949 / Mario E. Overall


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