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Accident description
Last updated: 20 October 2017
Status:
Date:Sunday 6 April 1958
Type:Martin P5M-1 Marlin
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 130269
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 11
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Iwakuni MCAS (   Japan)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Iwakuni MCAS (RJOI), Japan
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed shortly after takeoff from Iwakuni, Japan, broke up and sank.

Sources:
» US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher
» The Milwaukee Journal - Apr 7, 1958


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