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Last updated: 27 November 2021
Date:xx OCT 1960
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
Operator:Réseau Aérien Interinsulaire - RAI
Registration: F-OAYD
MSN: 1689
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Uturoa Harbour, Raiatea (   French Polynesia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
The Catalina flying boat was damaged in a heavy landing at Uturoa Harbour, Raiatea, French Polynesia.
The aircraft was stored at Raiatea Airport before being scuttled in a lagoon in 1962.

Heavy landing
Runway mishap

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