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Accident description
Last updated: 21 October 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Saturday 18 May 1957
Type:Silhouette image of generic U16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman UF-1G Albatross
Operator:United States Coast Guard
Registration: 1278
C/n / msn: G-287
First flight: 1953
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Salem Harbor, MA (   United States of America)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed during water JATO demonstration.

Sources:
» US Coast Guard Aircraft Serial Numbers


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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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