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Accident description
Last updated: 29 May 2016
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 Air Base (LID) (   Netherlands)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Valkenburg Air Base (LID/EHVB), Netherlands
Destination airport:Valkenburg Air Base (LID/EHVB), Netherlands
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.

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