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Last updated: 12 July 2020
Date:Friday 21 May 1954
Type:Martin P5M-1 Marlin
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 126511
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:650 km (406.3 mls) E off Hawaii, USA (   Pacific Ocean)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Both engines failed over sea. The Marlin flying boat broke up during a deadstick landing in open sea.

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