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Registration: L-853

Construction Number: CV316

Military Unit: Esk 721

Model Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina

Operator: Royal Danish Air Force

Airport: Vaerloese AB (EKVL), Denmark

Photographer: Jan Lundsteen-Jensen

Date Taken: 03/1969

Date Submitted: 08/11/2021

On final to RWY28. Snow on ground lights up underside of plane. Built 1944. To R.Can.AF 1944. To R.Danish Navy as FM53 1947. Re-reg 82-853 1948. To R.Danish Air Force 1950. Re-reg L-853 1960. L-853 was the last RDAF PBY-5A in use. L-853 crashed 11/12/1969, when landing on water.


Picture ID:1773782

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