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Last updated: 27 June 2019
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Date:Thursday 14 June 1951
Type:Martin PBM-5 Mariner
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 85148
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 18
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Manila Bay (   Philippines)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Mariner crashed and burned in Manila Bay. Fifteen occupants were rescued before it sank.

Sources:
» The Straits Times 17 June 1951, p1
» US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher


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