Unfallbericht:While practicing single engine landings, with the port engine idling, the aircraft leveled off high and power was removed from starboard eng. The aircraft dropped into the water and bounced. Power was applied to both engines after the aircraft impacted, however, the port engine failed to produce power. The aircraft crashed with the left wing down.
|Datum:||Dienstag 1 April 1947|
|Flugzeugtyp:||Martin PBM-5G Mariner|
|Fluggesellschaft:||United States Navy|
|Besatzung:||Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: |
|Fluggäste:||Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: |
|Gesamt:||Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: |
|Konsequenzen:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Unfallort:||Tampa, FL (USA)
|Flugphase:|| Landung (LDG)|
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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.