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Last updated: 27 November 2021
Datum:Montag 16 September 1946
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-6A Catalina
Fluggesellschaft:United States Navy
Kennzeichen: 63999
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 8
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Granite Falls, WA (   USA)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Flug von:Seattle/Sand Point NAS, WA, USA
Flug nach:Whidbey Island-NAS, WA (NUW), USA
Hit tall trees near Granite Falls, WA and flew into mountain.

» San Pedro News 20 September 1946, p1


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Distance from Seattle/Sand Point NAS, WA to Whidbey Island-NAS, WA as the crow flies is 80 km (50 miles).

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