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Last updated: 17 November 2019
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Date:Thursday 14 October 1954
Type:Silhouette image of generic U16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman SA-16 Albatross
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Goose Bay Air Base, NL (YYR) (   Canada)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
Two SA-16 amphibian planes, a helicopter and several motor vehicles were destroyed by fire in a USAF hangar.

Classification:
Hangar / ground fire
Damaged on the ground

Sources:
» Saskatoon Star-Phoenix 16 October 1954, p15


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