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Last updated: 18 July 2019
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Date:Monday 24 May 1971
Time:15:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic U16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman SA-16A Albatross (HU-16)
Operator:Ejército del Aire
Registration: AD.1-3
C/n / msn: G-50
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:6 km (3.8 mls) from Braganza (   Portugal)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Palma de Mallorca-Son San Juan Air Base (PMI/LEPA), Spain
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Forced landing on mountain. Crew suffered injuries.

Sources:
» ABC (Madrid) 25 May 1971, p38


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