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Last updated: 16 October 2019
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Date:Monday 31 October 1955
Type:Martin PBM-5 Mariner
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 59232
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Colón-Coco Solo NAS (   Panama)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Colón-Coco Solo NAS, Panama
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Hit seawall and crashed and burned after losing starboard engine on takeoff.

Sources:
» US Navy and US Marine Corps BuNos
» The Panama American (October 31, 1955)
» The Panama American (November 2, 1955)


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