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Last updated: 1 December 2021
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Datum:vrijdag 16 mei 1952
Type:Silhouette image of generic U16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman SA-16A Albatross
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Air Force - USAF
Registratie: 51-0055
Constructienummer: G-132
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 5 / inzittenden: 5
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 5 / inzittenden: 5
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Eyjafjallajökull (   IJsland)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Keflavík Naval Air Station (KEF/BIKF), IJsland
Vliegveld van aankomst:Keflavík Naval Air Station (KEF/BIKF), IJsland
Beschrijving:
Crashed into a glacier in poor weather.

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» Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)
» Vísir, 19 May 1952


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