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Last updated: 22 August 2019
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Date:Friday 9 November 1956
Time:ca 21:00
Type:Martin P5M-1 Marlin
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 127705
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Engines: 2 Wright R-3350
Crew:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:ca 570 km N off Bermuda (   Atlantic Ocean)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Bermuda-Kindley Field NAS (NWU), Bermuda
Destination airport:Bermuda-Kindley Field NAS (NWU), Bermuda
Narrative:
Crashed at sea; reportedly on fire before the accident.
The aircraft was part of the VP-49 patrol squadron.

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