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Last updated: 16 October 2021
Datum:Dienstag 1 Februar 1944
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated Catalina
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Air Force - RAF
Kennzeichen: AJ160
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 10 / Insassen: 10
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 10 / Insassen: 10
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:2,6 km (1.6 Meilen) W vom Land entfernt von Kelai Island (   Malediven)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
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The plane, destined to search for survivors of the sunken vessel SS Port Buckingham, crashed on takeoff. All ten occupants died in the crash. The aircraft came to rest in 50 feet of water.

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