LOSS OF A CATALINA
AT EAST ARM, DARWIN, NT
ON 20 JUNE 1945

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Catalina

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A Catalina at Mackay Airport - 1961

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A Catalina at Mackay airport - 1961

 

RAAF PB2B-1 Catalina, A24-206 (original Serial No. USN 44217, RAF JX611), was destroyed after an explosion of some depth charges at East Arm near Darwin on 20 June 1945.

This aircraft had originally been delivered to the RAAF in February 1945.

 

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