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Accident description
Last updated: 20 October 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Wednesday 8 February 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic U16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman HU-16E Albatross
Operator:United States Coast Guard
Registration: 1271
C/n / msn: G-247
First flight: 1953
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 8
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Saint Paul Island, AK (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed during attempted landing at St Paul Island in bad weather.

Sources:
» US Coast Guard Aircraft Serial Numbers
» El Litoral 9-2-1967


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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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