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Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Datum:zondag 14 juni 1942
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Navy
Registratie: 7298
Constructienummer:
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 7 / inzittenden: 7
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 7 / inzittenden: 7
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Kiska Volcano, AK (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Kodiak NAS, AK (ADQ/PADQ), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Kodiak NAS, AK (ADQ/PADQ), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
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.

Bronnen:
» pacificwrecks.com


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