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Last updated: 25 October 2021
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Datum:Sonntag 27 Dezember 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: 04402
Werknummer: 5..
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 9 / Insassen: 9
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 9 / Insassen: 9
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Reykjavík/Keflavík-Meeks Field (KEF) (   Island)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Keflavík-Meeks Field (KEF/BIKF), Island
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
Crashed in snow storm at night, 18 minutes after takeoff.
The Catalina was one of five of PBY-5A's that were scheduled to carry out an anti-submarine sweep south of Iceland ahead of the track of a convoy of vessels bound for England.

Informationsquelle:
» World War II Crash Sites in Iceland
» US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher
» VP-84 Mishap List
» US Navy PBY Catalina Units of the Atlantic War / Ragnar Ragnarsson


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photo of Consolidated-PBY-5A-Catalina-04402
accident date: 27-12-1942
type: Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
registration: 04402
 
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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