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Last updated: 18 January 2022
Datum:Samstag 18 April 1942
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-5 Catalina
Fluggesellschaft:United States Navy
Kennzeichen: 2409
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 7
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Geraldton Airport, WA (GET) (   Australien)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Geraldton Airport, WA (GET/YGEL), Australien
The flying boat was damaged beyond repair in a hard, full stall landing. The aircraft was loaded to about 30,000 lb. Several hull rivets were sheared off and the aircraft began taking water. It was brought to the beach were it struck rocks, puncturing the fuselage.

» Peter Dunn's Australia @ War website


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