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Last updated: 17 January 2022
Datum:Dienstag 24 August 1943
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated Catalina
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: FP287
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 12
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 12
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Long Island, Dorset (   Großbritannien)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Flug von:Poole Seaplane Base, Großbritannien
Flug nach:Poole Seaplane Base, Großbritannien
Crashed at Long Island, Dorset, while on a non-operational training flight. The aircraft overshot the landing path and was attempting to go around again when the aircraft flew into sea fog at the end of the flare path and crashed. Eight on board were killed and four were injured.

» RAAF fatalities in Second World War among RAAF personnel serving on attachment in Royal Air Force Squadrons and Support Units / by Alan Storr, 2006


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