ASN Aircraft accident Consolidated PBY-5 Catalina 04501 Manus SPB, Admiralty Islands
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Date:Thursday 10 August 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-5 Catalina
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 04501
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Manus SPB, Admiralty Islands (   Papua New Guinea)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Manus Island-Momote Airport (MAS/AYMO), Papua New Guinea
Narrative:
Sank on hard landing after the bow collapsed and a wing tore off.

Classification:
Heavy landing
Runway mishap

Sources:
» VP-101 Mishap list (vpnavy.com)


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