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Accident description
Last updated: 11 December 2017
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Date:Friday 16 August 1946
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-6A Catalina
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 64011
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Kwajalein Airport (KWA) (   Marshall Islands)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Kwajalein Airport (KWA/PKWA), Marshall Islands
Narrative:
Water-looped on landing, hit reef and sank.



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