Accident Grumman HU-16E Albatross 1240, Sunday 5 March 1967
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Date:Sunday 5 March 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic U16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Grumman HU-16E Albatross
Owner/operator:United States Coast Guard
Registration: 1240
MSN: G-61
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing, written off
Location:Gulf of Mexico -   Atlantic Ocean
Phase: En route
Departure airport:St. Petersburg International Airport, FL (PIE/KPIE)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The Albatross amphibian plane failed to return from a rescue mission. It took off in response to a distress signal from a fishing boat near the Carrabelle sea buoy in the Gulf of Mexico.


US Coast Guard Aircraft Serial Numbers
St. Petersburg Times - Mar 7, 196

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