Aircraft Photo of 44-33879 / 433879 | Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina | USA - Air Force | #57133
Registration / Serial:44-33879
Alternate Serial:433879
Aircraft Original Type:Consolidated 28 Catalina
Aircraft Generic Type:Consolidated PBY Catalina
Aircraft Version:Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
C/n (msn):1959
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
City / Airport:Dayton - Wright-Patterson AFB / Wright AFB (closed)Map
Region / Country:Ohio, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: -   IATA: -   Local: DWF   Other: -
Collection:National Museum of the US Air Force
Photo Date:20 August 2013
Photo by:Alastair T. Gardiner
Photo ID: 57133
Photo Comment

This Catalina served with the Brazilian AF in the Amazon Basin until 1981. In 1984 it was flown to the National Museum of the USAF for restoration and is now on display as 'Snafu Snatchers', an OA-10A assigned to the 2nd Emergency Rescue Squadron in the Pacific during WWII.

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