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Last updated: 18 January 2022
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Date:Wednesday 21 August 1957
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
Operator:Transporte Aéreo Militar - TAM Paraguay
Registration: ZP-CBB
MSN: 1608
First flight:
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Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Asunción (   Paraguay)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Test
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed into the Rio Paraguay during a test flight.

Sources:
» The Paraguayan Air Force’s Military Air Transport - TAM / By Antonio Luis Sapienza (LAAHS Paraguay)


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