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Last updated: 23 October 2020
Status:Zwischenbericht
Datum:Mittwoch 16 Januar 1952
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic U16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman SA-16A Albatross
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 51-008
Werknummer: G-81
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Korean coast (   Südkorea)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:?
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
The Albatross impacted a snow-covered mountain and caught fire when searching for a Fairchild C-119 that had crashed.
The wreckage of the Albatross was found 20 January with the five crew alive.

Informationsquelle:
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher
» Singapore Standard 22 January 1952, p7


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