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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203931
Last updated: 7 June 2019
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Date:10-DEC-1957
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic U16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman HU-16 Albatross ?
Owner/operator:Philippine Air Force (PAF)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:ca 50 mi NW of Manila -   Philippines
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Went missing. Wreckage found by searching USAF helicopter on a jungle mountainside with no sign of live. One passenger was Lucio Molina, younger brother of Brig.Gen. Pedro Molina, the Philippine Air Force Commandant. Aircraft type unclear. Candidates: C-47 or HU-16 Albatross (from 57).

Sources:

Youngstown Vindicator 12 December 1957, p1 (Mahoning and Columbiana Edition)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Jan-2018 21:27 TB Added
29-Jan-2019 14:24 TB Updated [Operator, Source]
09-Mar-2019 19:57 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
09-Mar-2019 21:06 TB Updated [Narrative]
11-Mar-2019 08:06 TB Updated [Aircraft type]

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