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Last updated: 21 October 2019
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Date:Tuesday 1 July 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic U16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman SA-16B Albatross (HU-16)
Operator:Ejército del Aire
Registration: AN.1-7
C/n / msn: G-222
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Alborán Island (   Spain)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Jerez Air Base (XRY/LEJR), Spain
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Albatross amphibian aircraft crashed into the Alboran Sea during an ASW mission.

Sources:
» ABC (Madrid) 3 July 1969, p33
» Scramble


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