ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 69526
Last updated: 24 May 2013
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Narrative:The PB4Y-2 from VPN 26 took off from Wiesbaden Air Base on a electronic surveillance flight monitoring Soviet submarines. The Privateer was intercepted by four Soviet La-11 fighters over the Baltic Sea, off the coast of Latvia, south of Liepaja and shot down.
|Type:||Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||16 km South off Liepaja -
|Phase:|| En route|
|Departure airport:||Wiesbaden Air Base|
|Destination airport:||Wiesbaden Air Base|
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