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Last updated: 9 December 2021
Datum:Dienstag 10 August 2004
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic U16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman HU-16A Albatross
Kennzeichen: XB-JHH
Werknummer: G-32
Baujahr: 1950
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Playa de la Ventanilla (   Mexiko)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Ungültiger Flug
Flug von:?
Flug nach:?
A Grumman HU-16A Albatross, Mexican registration XB-JHH, was damaged in a forced landing at Playa de la Ventanilla, near Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Mexico.
According to some sources, the plane was engaged in an illegal flight and was under pursuit by Mexican authorities. It seems that of the three persons on board, one was killed while the other two escaped.
The wreckage was still present on the location on the beach by 2016.



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