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PBY-5/BuNo. 48397



Bureau #: 48397
Construction #: 1759
Civilian Registration:
  N5593V
Model: PBY-5A
Name: None
Status: Abandoned
Last info: 2002

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History:
Thomas W. Kendall, La Verne, CA, 1958-1963.
- Registered as N5593V.
Ran on to beach reef, Ash Shaykh Humayd, Aqaba, Saudi Arabia, while under machine-gun fir from Bedouins, 300 bullet holes, abandoned, Mar. 22, 1960.
Reported still on beach at Aqaba, complete but derelict, 1984-2002.


Source(s):
Chapman, John & Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory,Warbirds Worldwide Ltd., Manfield, England, 1989.
Photo Source(s):
D.P. Barrette Archives