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Last updated: 22 November 2019
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Date:Wednesday 15 April 1959
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: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Baltimore Harbor Field, MD (   United States of America)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Baltimore Harbor Field, MD, United States of America
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed into shallow harbor water shortly after take-off as third and last attempt to take-off.

Sources:
» Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 16 April 1959, p1


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