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Last updated: 19 October 2021
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Datum:Freitag 11 Juni 1943
Zeit:18:10
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: 7273
Werknummer: 424
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 9
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:North Atlantic, SE of Iceland (   Atlantischer Ozean)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Militär
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Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
Crashed at sea while attempting to rescue the crew of RAF Fortress II FA704. The crew members were located five days later, but all but one had died of exposure.

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