Narrative:Capsized in high seas during SAR mission in heavy icing conditions.
|Date:||13 JAN 1953|
|Type:||Grumman SA-16A Albatross|
|Operator:||United States Air Force - USAF|
|C/n / msn:|| G-139|
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|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||off Korean coast (South Korea)
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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.