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Last updated: 18 October 2021
Estado:
Fecha:lunes 30 diciembre 1946
Tipo:Martin PBM-5 Mariner
Operador:United States Navy
Registración: 59098
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 9
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Thurston Island (   Antártida)
Fase: Desconocido (UNK)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
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.

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


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