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Last updated: 26 September 2021
Datum:Mittwoch 8 Februar 1967
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic U16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman HU-16E Albatross
Fluggesellschaft:United States Coast Guard
Kennzeichen: 1271
Werknummer: G-247
Baujahr: 1953
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 8
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Saint Paul Island Airport, AK (SNP) (   USA)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Flug von:Kodiak NAS, AK (ADQ/PADQ), USA
Flug nach:Saint Paul Island Airport, AK (SNP/PASN), USA
Crashed during an attempted landing at St Paul Island in blinding snow conditions.

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photo of Grumman-HU-16E-Albatross-1271
accident date: 08-02-1967
type: Grumman HU-16E Albatross
registration: 1271

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Kodiak NAS, AK to Saint Paul Island Airport, AK as the crow flies is 1051 km (657 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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