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Accident description
Last updated: 15 December 2017
Status:
Date:Wednesday 26 March 1941
Type:Sikorsky Y1OA-8 (S-43)
Operator:United States Army Air Corps - USAAC
Registration: 37-374
C/n / msn: 4336
First flight:
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Borinquen AAF (BQN) (   Puerto Rico)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Borinquen AAF (BQN/TJBQ), Puerto Rico
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed on takeoff due to mechanical failure.

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