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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 185877
Last updated: 9 June 2019
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Date:19-JAN-1955
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:SE of Honolulu, HI -   Pacific Ocean
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Johnston Island
Destination airport:Kwajalein
Narrative:
Missing after reported one propeller had been feathered and loosing altitude. Crew found and rescued after two days.

Sources:

ABC (Madrid) 21 January 1955, p26/23 January 1955, p47
Youngstown Vindicator 21 January 1955, p1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Mar-2016 15:47 TB Added
26-Mar-2016 15:53 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Damage, Narrative]
09-Jun-2019 19:46 TB Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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