Accident Canadian Vickers PBV-1A Canso A (PBY-5A) 9816, Tuesday 13 June 1944
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Date:Tuesday 13 June 1944
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Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Canadian Vickers PBV-1A Canso A (PBY-5A)
Owner/operator:Royal Canadian Air Force - RCAF
Registration: 9816
MSN: CV-250
Year of manufacture:1943
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:180 km NE off Faroe Islands [Norwegian Sea] -   Atlantic Ocean
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by naval AAA fire during an attack on German submarine U-715.
The submarine was hit by depth charges and sank. Of the crew of 52, only 16 survived.

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