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Last updated: 25 September 2021
Datum:Dienstag 22 September 1942
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated Catalina IIIA (PBY-5A)
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: FP525
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 8
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 8
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:NE off Jan Mayen (   Atlantischer Ozean)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Akureyri Airport (AEY/BIAR), Island
Flug nach:Akureyri Airport (AEY/BIAR), Island
The Catalina was engaged in escorting a escorting across the Atlantic Ocean. Observing a German submarine, U606, an attack was carried out. The aircraft was damaged by deck gun fire and the pilot was forced to ditch the plane at sea. The crew was rescued by the British destroyer HMS Marne.

The Catalina was operated by the No. 330 (Norwegian) Squadron RAF.

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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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