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Last updated: 9 December 2019
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Date:Thursday 18 October 1951
Type:Silhouette image of generic U16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman SA-16A Albatross
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 50-0178
C/n / msn: G-97
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Nassau (   Bahamas)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed at sea. Four rescued.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Ottawa Citizen 19 October 1951, p18


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