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Hull-loss description
Last updated: 12 December 2017
Status:Final
Date:Tuesday 13 May 1958
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
Operator:Air America
Registration: B-819
C/n / msn: 851
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Manada-Mapanget Airport (   Indonesia)
Phase: Standing (STD)
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Narrative:
The Catalina, owned by Civil Air Transport (CAT), was used by Air America. It flew for the PERMESTA rebels against Sukarno on Sulawesi, Indonesia, as part of the AUREV (Revolutionary Air Force). On May 13, 1958 the Catalina was destroyed by AURI B-25s and P-51s.

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Sources:
» NTSB
» The aircraft of Air America / by Dr. Joe F. Leeker


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