ASN Aircraft accident Consolidated PBY-5 Catalina A24-9 Salamaua
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Date:Wednesday 21 January 1942
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-5 Catalina
Operator:Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF
Registration: A24-9
MSN: 259
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 9
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Salamaua (   Papua New Guinea)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Shot down by Japanese carrier.

Sources:
» Australian Military Aircraft Serials and Aircraft History web site


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