Accident Grumman HU-16A Albatross XB-JHH, Tuesday 10 August 2004
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Date:Tuesday 10 August 2004
Type:Silhouette image of generic U16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Grumman HU-16A Albatross
Registration: XB-JHH
MSN: G-32
Year of manufacture:1950
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Playa de la Ventanilla -   Mexico
Phase: Landing
Nature:Illegal Flight
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Destination airport:
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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