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Last updated: 20 September 2021
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Datum:donderdag 8 november 1945
Tijd:ca 20:00
Type:Martin PBM-5 Mariner
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Navy
Registratie: 59113
Constructienummer:
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 12 / inzittenden: 12
Botsingsslachtoffers:slachtoffers: 10
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:4 km (2.5 mijl) NNW van Corpus Christi NAS, TX (NGP) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: InitiŽle klim (ICL)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
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.

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