Flugunfall 28 APR 1944 einer Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina A24-49 - Babo
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Datum:Freitag 28 April 1944
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF
Kennzeichen: A24-49
Werknummer: 1199
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 10 / Insassen: 10
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 10 / Insassen: 10
Sachschaden: Vermisst
Konsequenzen: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Unfallort:vom Land entfernt von Babo (   Indonesien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Groote Island SPB, NT, Australien
Flug nach:Groote Island SPB, NT, Australien
Unfallbericht:
The RAAF Catalina took off from Groote Eyland to attack Manokwari. It never reached the target, and is reported to have made a forced landing about two days walk from Babo. All ten crew members are MIA.

Informationsquelle:
» Australian Military Aircraft Serials and Aircraft History web site
» Pacific Wrecks - PBY-5A Maggie Serial Number A24-49
» National Archives of Australia NAA: A705, 166/38/507


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