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Last updated: 18 January 2022
Datum:Samstag 6 Februar 1943
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-2 Catalina
Fluggesellschaft:United States Navy
Kennzeichen: 0455
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 15
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Lake Ponchartrain, LA (   USA)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Flug von:Pensacola NAS, FL (NPA/KNPA), USA
Flug nach:New Orleans NAS/Alvin Callendar, LA (NBG/KNBG), USA
Crashed. Three occupants were missing and 12 were rescued by boat.

» Evening Star 8 February 1943, p3


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Distance from Pensacola NAS, FL to New Orleans NAS/Alvin Callendar, LA as the crow flies is 266 km (166 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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