Narrative:The Catalina flying boat departed Truscott, WA for a mine laying operation in the Flores Island area. It failed to return and no trace of the plane was ever found.
|Date:||29 JAN 1945|
|Type:||Boeing-Canada PB2B-1 Catalina|
|Operator:||Royal Australian Air Force - RAAF|
|C/n / msn:|| 61125|
|First flight:|| |
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|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||off Truscott, WA (Australia)
» Australian Military Aircraft Serials and Aircraft History web site
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.