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Last updated: 5 December 2021
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Date:Sunday 26 November 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated Catalina
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: JX252
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
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Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Ely Lodge, Fermanagh (   United Kingdom)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Catalina crew mistook a smaller lake near Navar for Lough Erne and impacted a mountainside in low cloud and fog when attempting to land.

Sources:
» Men Who Died Serving on Lough Erne / Joe OŽLoughlin


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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