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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 199548
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Date:18-JAN-1945
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic L37 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed PV-1 Ventura
Owner/operator:US Navy
Registration: 49624
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ormoc Bay -   Philippines
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Tacloban
Destination airport:Tacloban
Narrative:
The aircraft was returning to Tacloban from a patrol to North Borneo when, low on fuel, it encountered bad weather and the pilot ditched into Ormoc Bay. The crew were rescued by a PT Boat, only the turret gunner was injured.

Sources:

http://www.dd-692.com/pv1.htm

Media:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Sep-2017 06:50 Neil Krumbeck Added
09-Sep-2017 06:50 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Embed code]

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