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Catalina Statistics

Hull-losses: 602
Hull-loss accidents: 525 with a total of 1679 fatalities
Criminal occurences (hull-losses, excl. hijackings): 53 with a total of 55 fatalities
Hijackings: 1 with a total of 25 fatalities
Survival rate: 30.1% of all occupants survived fatal accidents

Aircraft losses
Cumulative number of aircraft damaged beyond repair per year.
Accidents by flight operation type
Flight operation type breakdown for 572 hull-loss accidents.

21 Passenger flights
501 Military flights
11 Cargo flights
3 Special flights (Crop spraying, survey etc.)
12 Test/training flights
4 Business and private flights
14 Fire fighting flights
6 Rest (demo, ferry, illegal) flights

Worst accidents

date type registration operator fat. location   pic cat
16-JUL-1948Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina VR-HDT Cathay Pacific, opf MATCO 25 near Kau Chau Island H1
17-OCT-1951Consolidated Canso A CF-FOQ Queen Charlotte Airlines 23 Mt. Benson, BC   A1

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