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Last updated: 19 September 2021
Estado:Preliminar
Fecha:domingo 5 marzo 1967
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic U16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman HU-16E Albatross
Operador:United States Coast Guard
Registración: 1240
Numéro de série: G-61
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Daños en la Aeronave: Desaparecido
Consecuencias: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Ubicación:Gulf of Mexico (   Océano Atlántico)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:St. Petersburg International Airport, FL (PIE/KPIE), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
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.

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


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