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Last updated: 23 October 2020
Datum:Mittwoch 28 Dezember 1977
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic U16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman M-16 Albatross (HU-16)
Fluggesellschaft:Força Aérea Brasileira - FAB
Kennzeichen: 6541
Werknummer: G-51
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 9
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Manaus, AM (   Brasilien)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Flug von:Manaus Air Base, AM (PLL/SBMN), Brasilien
Flug nach:?
The aircraft crashed on take-off. The nine occupants escaped without serious injuries.
The Albatross operated on a search mission for a light plane that had been missing for seven days.

» Jornal do Brasil 29 December 1977, p15


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