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Accident description
Last updated: 30 July 2015
Status:
Date:Monday 12 March 1956
Type:Grumman SA-16A Albatross
Operator:Unknown
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:1,5 km (0.9 mls) off Argentia NAS, NF (NWP) (   Canada)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Argentia NAS, NF (NWP), Canada
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed into Placentia Bay immediately after takeoff from Naval Air Station Argentia, NF (NWP).

Sources:
» Hartford Courant (Mar 13, 1956)


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