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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 89530
Last updated: 14 October 2021
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Date:25-AUG-1950
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic G21 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman G-21A Goose
Owner/operator:Nederlandse Nieuw-Guinea Petroleum Maatschappij
Registration: PK-AKR
MSN: 1010
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:2 mi from Hong Kong/Kai Tak -   Hong Kong
Phase: Approach
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Kai Tak
Destination airport:local
Narrative:
*Two-engined PBY Catalina flyingboat on Friday crashed into Kowloon Bay on test flight after heavy maintenance. Five injured, one serious, pilot lost his leg. Owner as "Nederlands New-Guinea Petroleum Company".

**Grumman G.21A Goose c/n1010 PK-AKR Bataafsche Petroleum w/o 28.08.50 Hong Kong
***Consolidated PBY-5 Catalina PK-AKR c/n and operator unknown w/o Hong Kong 28.08.50

Sources:

**http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_PK-.htm
*Singapore Standard 30 August 1950, p9 (date)
***World Directory of Airliner Crashes/Terry Denham


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Jan-2011 14:50 TB Added
04-Feb-2019 09:50 Cobar Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Nature, Source, Narrative]
05-Mar-2019 20:19 TB Updated [Date, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
05-Mar-2019 21:16 TB Updated [Time, Registration, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
19-Mar-2021 13:56 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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