Flugunfall 25 AUG 2018 einer Grumman HU-16C Albatross N1955G - Cape Hatteras, NC
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Datum:Samstag 25 August 2018
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic U16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman HU-16C Albatross
Fluggesellschaft:Stargazer Aero
Kennzeichen: N1955G
Werknummer: 406
Baujahr: 1954
Triebwerk: 2 Wright R-1820
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:680 km (425 Meilen) WNW vom Land entfernt von Cape Hatteras, NC (   Atlantischer Ozean)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Flug von:Elizabeth City Coast Guard Air Station, NC, USA
Flug nach:Elizabeth City Coast Guard Air Station, NC, USA
Operating on a flight from Elizabeth City Coast Guard Air Station, North Carolina, to deploy a weather buoys during a multi-stop aerial surveillance mission, the aircraft ditched to the waters struck something in the water upon takeoff, 425 miles offshore
of Cape Hatteras. The airplane sustained substantial damage and the uninjured five occupants were brought aboard a passing Automated Mutual-Assistance Vessel Rescue System (AMVER) equipped container vessel.
Location at 2100Z on 25 Aug 2018 as reported by Bermuda Radio - 31-10.5N 070-01.6W. The aircraft subsequently sank.

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