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Google Earth Plug-in: Canadian Vickers Canso A at Hradec Kralove

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Type: Canadian Vickers PBV-1A Canso A (28)
Registration: G-PBYA
Serial: CV-283

Originally built as Canso for Royal Canadian Air Force as RCAF11005. By civilian owners changed registrations CF-NJB in Canada, F-ZBAY and F-ZBBD in France, C-FNJF back in Canada and since 2002 registred by Catalina Aircraft Ltd, Duxford as G-PBYA. Presently flies in marking of Vickers OA-10A Catalina 44-33915. This aircraft flown by 5th Emergency Rescue Squadron at Halesworth, Suffolk / 8th USAAF. On 30 March 1945 landed in North Sea to rescue pilot of downed P-51D but unable to take off due to engine problems. Strafed and sunk by Me 262s the next day, all crew survived.

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