Accident description
Last updated: 30 October 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 11 October 1957
Type:Martin PBM-5A Mariner
Operator:Marine Luchtvaart Dienst (MLD)
Registration: P-307
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Valkenburg AB (LID) (   Netherlands)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Valkenburg AB (LID/EHVB), Netherlands
Destination airport:Valkenburg AB (LID/EHVB), Netherlands
Narrative:
The Mariner was conducting a single engine flypast during a Dutch Navy air show. The remaining engine lost power, forcing the pilot to carry out a belly landing.

Sources:
» Leeuwarder Courant


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Distance from Valkenburg AB to Valkenburg AB as the crow flies is NAN km (NAN miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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