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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 196489
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Type:Silhouette image of generic P4Y model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer
Owner/operator:US Navy
Registration: 59538
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 12
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Taushima Straits between Kyushu and Korea -   Japan
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Yontain Airfield, Okinawa
Destination airport:
Shot down during a bombing raid. Eight crew members perished in the crash. Four of them survived by parachuting to safety.


Revision history:

03-Jul-2017 15:04 gerard57 Added
18-Jul-2020 07:25 The2ndBaron Updated [Departure airport, Narrative]

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