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Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Datum:Sonntag 14 Juni 1942
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
Fluggesellschaft:United States Navy
Kennzeichen: 7298
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Kiska Volcano, AK (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Kodiak NAS, AK (ADQ/PADQ), USA
Flug nach:Kodiak NAS, AK (ADQ/PADQ), USA
Unfallbericht:
A Catalina crashed on the side of Kiska Volcano, Alaska while on a mission to attack Kiska.
The crew encountered inclement weather near the target, as well as heavy Japanese anti-aircraft fire. While manoeuvering in the area, the aircraft impacted the volcano.

Informationsquelle:
» pacificwrecks.com


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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