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Fecha:jueves 28 julio 1938
Tipo:Martin M-130
Operador:Pan American Airways (Pan Am)
Registración: NC14714
Numéro de série: 556
Año de Construcción: 1934-12-30 (3 years 7 months)
Horas Totales de la Célula:4806
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-S2A5G
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 9 / Ocupantes: 9
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Total:Fatalidades: 15 / Ocupantes: 15
Daños en la Aeronave: Desaparecido
Ubicación:E off Manila, Philippines (   Océano Pacífico)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Guam-Apra Harbor Seaplane Base, Guam
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Manila Airport (MNL/RPLL), Filipinas
Número de Vuelo:229
Descripción:
Martin flying boat "Hawaii Clipper" departed Alameda on a flight across the Pacific Ocean to Manila. Intermediate stops were made in Hawaii and Guam.
The airplane departed Guam at 11:39 (18:30 CST). The last radio contact was at 22:03 CST saying that it was 565 miles from the Philippine coast, flying through layers of clouds and moderately rough air.
The aircraft failed to arrive at Manila and a search was initiated.
On 30 July, the Unites States Army transport ship USAT Meigs discovered an oil slick approximately 28 nautical miles (52 kilometers) south-southeast of the flying boat’s last reported position. The slick was described as being approximately 1,500 feet (457 meters) in circumference. No physical evidence of the Martin M-130 has ever been found.
Search for the plane was called off on August 5, 1938.

Fuentes:
» thisdayinaviation.com
» Comb Ocean for Hawaii Clipper With 15 Aboard (Brainerd Daily Dispatch, 1938-07-29)


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Distance from Guam-Apra Harbor Seaplane Base to Manila Airport as the crow flies is 2538 km (1586 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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