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Last updated: 16 September 2021
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Datum:maandag 12 maart 1956
Type:Silhouette image of generic U16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman SA-16A Albatross
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Air Force - USAF
Registratie: 49-069
Constructienummer: G-27
Bouwjaar: 1950
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 6 / inzittenden: 6
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 6 / inzittenden: 6
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:1,5 km (0.9 mijl) van Argentia NAS, NL (NWP) (   Canada)
Fase: InitiŽle klim (ICL)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Argentia NAS, NL (NWP), Canada
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
Crashed into Placentia Bay immediately after takeoff from Naval Air Station Argentia (NWP).
The aircraft was on a delivery flight from Amarillo, Texas to Spain to be taken on charge by the Spanish Air Force. En route stops were planned at Argentia NAS and the Azores.

Bronnen:
» Daily News, 13 March 1956
» Hartford Courant (Mar 13, 1956)
» George Armstrong (E-mail 20-7-2016)


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