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Last updated: 27 October 2021
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Datum:Montag 30 Dezember 1946
Flugzeugtyp:Martin PBM-5 Mariner
Fluggesellschaft:United States Navy
Kennzeichen: 59098
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 9
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Thurston Island (   Antarctica)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Militär
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Unfallbericht:
Hit a ridge and burned on Thurston Island. The aircraft was part of the Byrd expedition to Antarctica. The survivors were rescued after thirteen days.

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» US Navy and US Marine Corps BuNos
» El Litoral, 13-1-1947


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