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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202500
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:15-AUG-1938
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-3 Catalina
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Registration: 895
MSN: 54
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:San Diego Bay near National City, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:San Diego Bay, CA
Narrative:
Crashed in bay nosed over and sank while attempting night landing.

Sources:

San Bernardino Sun 16 August 1938, p1
https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/370289808/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Dec-2017 16:08 TB Added
31-Aug-2021 09:40 Cobar Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Total fatalities, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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