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Last updated: 16 September 2021
Status:Voorlopig
Datum:zondag 5 maart 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic U16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman HU-16E Albatross
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Coast Guard
Registratie: 1240
Constructienummer: G-61
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 6 / inzittenden: 6
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 6 / inzittenden: 6
Schade: Vermist
Gevolgen: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Plaats:Gulf of Mexico (   Atlantische Oceaan)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:St. Petersburg International Airport, FL (PIE/KPIE), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
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.

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


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