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Last updated: 27 September 2021
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Date:Thursday 15 June 1961
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadian Vickers OA-10A Catalina
Operator:Fuerza AÚrea de Chile
Registration: 560
MSN: CV-304
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lago Pe˝uelas (   Chile)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Quintero Air Base (QTR/SCUO), Chile
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The plane was performing water-landing on Pe˝uelas Lake, when one of the wingtips collided with water.

Sources:
» modocharlie.cl
» Scramble 293
» A Noite 16 June 1961, p4


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