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Last updated: 23 July 2019
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Date:Saturday 22 November 1958
Type:Silhouette image of generic U16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman SA-16A Albatross
Operator:Força Aérea Portuguesa
Registration: 7103
C/n / msn: G-241
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Azores (   Portugal)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Terceira-Lajes AFB, Azores (TER/LPLA), Portugal
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Sank while alongside a ship preparing to rescue a sick seaman.

Sources:
» Diário de Lisboa 23 November 1958, p8
» US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher


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