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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Wednesday 18 April 1956
Type:Silhouette image of generic U16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman SA-16A Albatross
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 51-039
C/n / msn: G-114
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:0,4 km (0.3 mls) N of Wheelus Air Base (MJI) (   Libya)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed.

Sources:
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde


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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.
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