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Last updated: 24 September 2021
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Date:Monday 8 March 1948
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing-Canada PB2B-1 Canso A (PBY-5A)
Operator:KLM Interinsulair Bedrijf
Registration: PK-CTC
MSN: 21995
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 13
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Poso, Sulawesi (   Indonesia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Lost control on take off, the right wing hit the water and the aircraft crashed. Salvage operations were unsuccessful and the aircraft sank.

Sources:
» Het dagblad : uitgave van de Nederlandsche Dagbladpers te Batavia, 9-3-1948
» Opsomming van de bekende ongevallen en incidenten in 1948 / H.Dekker


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