Accident Grumman HU-16E Albatross 1271, Wednesday 8 February 1967
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Date:Wednesday 8 February 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: 1271
MSN: G-247
Year of manufacture:1953
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Saint Paul Island Airport, AK (SNP) -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Kodiak NAS, AK (ADQ/PADQ)
Destination airport:Saint Paul Island Airport, AK (SNP/PASN)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed during an attempted landing at St Paul Island in blinding snow conditions.


US Coast Guard Aircraft Serial Numbers
El Litoral 9-2-1967
The United States Coast Guard and National Defense / Thomas P. Ostrom



photo (c) Mike May; Port Clarence USCG Loran Station, AK; 1966

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