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Last updated: 31 July 2021
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Date:Wednesday 30 December 1942
Time:17:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated Catalina IB (PBY-5B)
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: FP239
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 11
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 11
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Omagh, Reaghan, Northern Ireland (   United Kingdom)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Killadeas RAF Station, United Kingdom
Destination airport:Killadeas RAF Station, United Kingdom
Narrative:
The plane crashed under unknown circumstances. All eleven occupants died in the crash.

Sources:
» TracesofWar.com
» Second World War in Northern Ireland


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