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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 185877
Last updated: 18 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:SE of Honolulu, HI -   Pacific Ocean
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Johnston Island
Destination airport:Kwajalein
Missing after reported one propeller had been feathered and loosing altitude. Crew found and rescued after two days.


ABC (Madrid) 21 January 1955, p26/23 January 1955, p47
Youngstown Vindicator 21 January 1955, p1

Revision history:

26-Mar-2016 15:47 TB Added
26-Mar-2016 15:53 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Damage, Narrative]
09-Jun-2019 19:46 TB Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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