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Last updated: 4 December 2021
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Date:Thursday 5 November 1942
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated Catalina IIIA (PBY-5A)
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: FP535
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:210 km (131.3 mls) WNW off Reykjavík (   Iceland)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The plane went missing off Iceland. In 1983 an Icelandic trawler located the wreck at position 64,47N-26,19W.

Sources:
» World War II Crash Sites in Iceland
» RAF Nordic casualities of crews and losses of aircrafts in World War 2


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