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MishapsMISHAPs: 06 SEP 44 A/C: PBY-5 pby Location: St.Genges Channel Strike: Yes BUNO: 04492 Cause: Dumbo was damaged landing in heavy seas to pick up Lt.Parker. All perosnnel transfered to second Dumbo and the first Dumbo was sunk as it could not be towed: Pilot Lt. W. C. Barrett & crew rescued. Contributed by Terry pb4y-2@sbcglobal.net [12AUG2001]

MishapsMISHAPs: 00 SEP 44 A/C: PBY-5 pby Location: Celebes Island Strike: Yes BUNO: Unknown Cause: Unknown - Crew were captured and later executed by the Japanese.

UPDATE History ThumbnailCameraVPB-29 History "...26MAY48 - Navy Slayings Trial Prepared - Publication Title: 13th Naval District Public Information Department Press Clippings, 1942-1960 - Content Source: NARA - Publication Number: P2012 - Date Range: 1947-Jan 1953 - Reel Number: 0002 - WebSite: http://www.footnote.com/..." Forwarded by Stephen Miller f134kilmil@comcast.net [21AUG2008]

UPDATE "Shobun : A Forgotten War Crime in the Pacific" detailed account of the last flight of a Catalina PBY from VPB - 29, which was lost over the celebes Islands in 1944. Her crew were captured & later executed by the Japanese. 1995, 6 x 9, xxi, 147 pp, maps, illus, bibliog, index.

MishapsMISHAPs: 07 OCT 44 A/C: PBY-5 pby Location: SWPac Strike: Yes BUNO: 08143 Cause: Combat mission. Mechanical failure. No injuries. Contributed by Terry pb4y-2@sbcglobal.net [13AUG2001]

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