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Datum:maandag 30 december 1946
Type:Martin PBM-5 Mariner
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Navy
Registratie: 59098
Constructienummer:
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 5
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 4
Totaal:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 9
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Thurston Island (   Antarctica)
Fase: Onbekend (UNK)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
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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