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Last updated: 12 December 2017
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Date:Saturday 9 April 1955
Type:Martin P5M-1 Marlin
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 130265
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 11
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Norfolk NAS Chambers, VA (NGU) (   United States of America)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Norfolk NAS Chambers, VA (NGU/KNGU), United States of America
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed during a night takeoff in Willoughby Bay when it crashed into a seawall at NAS Norfolk, .

Sources:
» US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher
» Sunday Herald - Apr 10, 1955


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