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Date:mardi 22 septembre 1942
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated Catalina IIIA (PBY-5A)
Compagnie:Royal Air Force - RAF
Immatriculation: FP525
Numéro de série:
Année de Fabrication:
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 8
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 8
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:NE off Jan Mayen (   Océan Atlantique)
Phase de vol: En vol (ENR)
Aéroport de départ:Akureyri Airport (AEY/BIAR), Islande
Aéroport de destination:Akureyri Airport (AEY/BIAR), Islande
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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