ASN Aircraft accident Martin P5M-2 Marlin 135529 Willoughby Bay, VA
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Date:Tuesday 27 January 1959
Type:Silhouette image of generic marm model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Martin P5M-2 Marlin
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 135529
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Willoughby Bay, VA (   United States of America)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:Norfolk NAS Chambers, VA (NGU/KNGU), United States of America
Destination airport:Norfolk NAS Chambers, VA (NGU/KNGU), United States of America
Broke up when it flew into the water during an approach to Norfolk NAS. The seaplane had conducted a routine patrol flight over the Atlantic Ocean.

» US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher
» Schenectady Gazette - Jan 28, 1959


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