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Accident description
Last updated: 20 October 2017
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Date:Monday 13 July 1953
Type:Martin P5M-1 Marlin
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 126503
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Cape Henry, VA, USA (   Atlantic Ocean)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Norfolk NAS Chambers, VA (NGU/KNGU), United States of America
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Ditched off Cape Henry after engine failure.

Sources:
» US Navy and US Marine Corps BuNos


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