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Last updated: 4 December 2021
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Date:Tuesday 2 October 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadian Vickers PBV-1A Canso A (PBY-5A)
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: FT999
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Belle Isle Landing, NL (   Canada)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Canso bounced after running into a heavy swell. The airplane stalled and crashed.

Classification:
Loss of control

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