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Last updated: 21 November 2019
Status:Preliminary
Date:Thursday 15 June 1967
Time:14:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic U16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman HU-16E Albatross
Operator:United States Coast Guard
Registration: 7237
C/n / msn: G-324
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Atlin Provincial Park, BC (   Canada)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Annette Island Airport, AK (ANN/PANT), United States of America
Destination airport:Annette Island Airport, AK (ANN/PANT), United States of America
Narrative:
Crashed into ridgeline of a mountain in Alaska while searching for a downed aircraft. The three flight crew members were killed. The three spotters in the cabin survived.

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

Sources:
» Out of the wreckage (newsinteractives.cbc.ca, 2 July 2018)
» US Coast Guard Aircraft Serial Numbers


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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