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Subject:    New Guinea
FROM:    Terence Geary [wreckfinder@earthlink.net]
DATE:       19 February 2000

PBY-5: 2424; VP-101; 9/14/43; Bowen, Queensland; Landing accident accident after patrol, skidded;

Possible strike damage to aircraft; No inj

PBY-5; 2446; VP-101; 8/17/43; New Guinea; Rescue mission; Hit wave during a full stall landing & sank; No inj

Terry

 

 

Subject:    New Guinea
FROM:    Terence Geary [wreckfinder@earthlink.net]
DATE:       19 February 2000

PBY-5; 2447: VP-101; 10/26/43; Owen Stanley Mtn Range, New Guinea; Crashed due to engine fire during a return trip to Port Moresby; 50mi. NE, Port Morseby near an Australian Army outpost;

USN crew killed;

Pilot;Lt.Edgar Brown Graft
Co-pilot;E.L.Raffety
Amm2c.R.L.Homstag
Ammc.D.E.Plotts
Arm2c.R.N.Acosta
Arm1c.C.R.Holden

Terry

 

 

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