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Last updated: 5 December 2020
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Fecha:miércoles 5 abril 1950
Tipo:Martin JRM-3 Mars
Operador:United States Navy
Registración: 76822
Numéro de série: 9266
Año de Construcción: 1946
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-4360 Wasp Major
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Ke'ehi Lagoon, Oahu, HI (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
The Martin Mars flying boat, named "Marshall Mars", suffered an in-flight engine fire and force-landed in Ke'ehi Lagoon, Oahu, HI. The fire continued to spread and when it reached the fuel tanks the aircraft exploded and sank.

Fuentes:
» Old Wings - Martin JRM-3 Mars Air Tankers


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photo of Martin-JRM-3-Mars-76822
accident date: 05-04-1950
type: Martin JRM-3 Mars
registration: 76822
 
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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