Accident Grumman HU-16E Albatross 1259, Thursday 22 August 1957
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Date:Thursday 22 August 1957
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: 1259
MSN: G-106
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Brooklyn CGAS, NY -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:New York-Floyd Bennett Field, NY (NOP/KNOP)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed. Reversed aileron control cable rigging may have been the cause.


New York Times - Aug 23, 1957

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