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Last updated: 22 October 2017
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Date:Thursday 14 May 1942
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 7249
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Saint Lucia (   Saint Lucia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Force landed after engine failure and drifted onto reef and sank.

Sources:
» US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher


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