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Last updated: 20 September 2021
Status:Zwischenbericht
Datum:Sonntag 5 März 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: 1240
Werknummer: G-61
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Sachschaden: Vermisst
Konsequenzen: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Unfallort:Gulf of Mexico (   Atlantischer Ozean)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:St. Petersburg International Airport, FL (PIE/KPIE), USA
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
The Albatross amphibian plane failed to return from a rescue mission. It took off in response to a distress signal from a fishing boat near the Carrabelle sea buoy in the Gulf of Mexico.

Informationsquelle:
» US Coast Guard Aircraft Serial Numbers
» St. Petersburg Times - Mar 7, 196


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