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Last updated: 13 November 2019
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Date:Wednesday 2 January 1952
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
Operator:Caribbean International Airways
Registration: VP-JAW
C/n / msn: 187
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Grand Cayman Island (   Cayman Islands)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Grand Cayman Island-Owen Roberts International Airport (GCM/MWCR), Cayman Islands
Destination airport:Tampa (unknown airport), FL, United States of America
Narrative:
Crashed in sea, shortly after takeoff. The Catalina came to rest partly submerged.

Sources:
» Shipwrecks of the Cayman Islands / Wood Lawson


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