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Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Datum:donderdag 22 maart 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Navy
Registratie: 2468
Constructienummer:
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Dunkeswell (   Verenigd Koninkrijk)
Fase: Geparkeerd (STD)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:-
Vliegveld van aankomst:-
Beschrijving:
Destroyed when an RAF Vultee Vengeance on loan to the US Navy crashed into it on takeoff.

Probable Cause:

The primary cause of the accident was undetermined, but Air Force investigators concluded that probable cause was an incapacitation of the HC-54 pilot. An autopsy revealed cardiovascular issues which may have caused acute chest pains.

Bronnen:
» US Navy PBY Catalina Units of the Atlantic War / Ragnar Ragnarsson


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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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