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Last updated: 14 December 2019
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Date:Friday 30 July 1954
Time:c. 09:00
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: 51-0066
C/n / msn: G-145
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 11
Ground casualties:Fatalities: 1
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Saint Anthony, NL (   Canada)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Failed to lift off from fog-shrouded water and crashed into a house. Resident woman (28) killed.

Sources:
» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Saskatoon Star-Phoenix 2 August 1954, p6


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