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Last updated: 15 October 2021
Datum:Sonntag 27 März 1949
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-6A Catalina
Fluggesellschaft:United States Navy
Kennzeichen: 64028
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 11
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:973 km (608.1 Meilen) SW vom Land entfernt von Johnston Island (   Pacific Ocean)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Kwajalein Airport (KWA/PKWA), Marshall Inseln
Flug nach:Johnston Island Airport (JON/PJON),
Forced landing during flight from Kwajalein to Johnston Island. The crew rescued by a Navy ship nine hours after the landing.
which sank plane by gunfire.

» The Lewiston Daily Sun - Mar 29, 1949


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Kwajalein Airport to Johnston Island Airport as the crow flies is 2605 km (1628 miles).

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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