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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 223711
Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consoldated Catalina Mk II
Owner/operator:205 Squadron Royal Air Force (205 Sqn RAF)
Registration: W8417
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:off Kota Bharu -   Malaysia
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Catalina W8417 aircraft failed to return from operational flight shadowing the Japanese Fleet off the coast of Indo-China. Shot down by Japanese Army. All eight crew members perished in the crash. 7.12. 1941.
Flying Officer P E Bedell, Flight Sergeant W E Webb, Sergeant C B Treloar (RAAF), Sergeant E A Bailey, Sergeant S Abram, Sergeant P Eaton, Leading Aircraftsman A H Chapman, Aircraftsman W T D Burnett: missing believed killed;


Revision history:

05-Apr-2019 12:59 gerard57 Added
18-Aug-2020 09:33 Apen Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative, Operator]

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