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Last updated: 17 September 2021
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Fecha:jueves 8 noviembre 1945
Hora:ca 20:00
Tipo:Martin PBM-5 Mariner
Operador:United States Navy
Registración: 59113
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 12 / Ocupantes: 12
Víctimas de la colisión:Fatalidades: 10
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:4 km (2.5 milles) NNW de la costa de Corpus Christi NAS, TX (NGP) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
Mid-air collision between Martin PBM-3S Mariner 01710 and Martin PBM-5 Mariner 59113 off NAS Corpus Christi, TX. Both aircraft were operating on a night time training mission.
Mariner 01710 was approaching while Mariner 59113 was taking off from the water, overtaking 01710. A collision occurred at a height of about 400 feet and both planes crashed.

Fuentes:
» US Navy and US Marine Corps BuNos
» Military aviation disasters : significant losses since 1908 / D. Gero, 1999


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