ASN logo
Last updated: 16 October 2019
Status:
Date:Monday 27 November 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 04973
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 22 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:at an unknown location (   Brazil)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed in Brazil after midair fire.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)


Photos

Add your photo of this accident or aircraft
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.
languages: languages

Share

Catalina

  • ca 4050 built
  • 365th loss
  • 162nd fatal accident
  • The worst accident (at the time)
  • 4th worst accident (currently)
» safety profile

 Brazil
  • The worst accident (at the time)
  • 39th worst accident (currently)
» safety profile