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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 240234
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:20-SEP-1941
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated Catalina Mk I
Owner/operator:205 Squadron Royal Air Force (205 Sqn RAF)
Registration: W8426
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near the Chagos Islands, Pacific Ocean, -   Pacific Ocean
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF ??
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Catalina W8411 (205 Sqn) failed to return from an operational flight near the Chagos Islands, Pacific Ocean, 20 September 1941.
Crew:
Flying Officer D Shaw, Sergeant L L Thomas (RNZAF), Sergeant W S Todd, Sergeant E Newnham, Sergeant J L Whitticase, Sergeant W D Lambert, Leading Aircraftsman J Teasdale, Aircraftsman G Widdowson, Aircraftsman A C Attwood: missing believed killed;

Sources:

AIR81/10022


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Aug-2020 21:15 Nepa Added [Operator]

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