ASN Aircraft accident Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina A24-67 Pomelaa Harbour, Celebes
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Status:
Date:Friday 1 October 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
Operator:Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF
Registration: A24-67
MSN: 1444
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 10
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Pomelaa Harbour, Celebes (   Indonesia)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Shot down by anti-aircraft fire during torpedo attack.

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


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