Accident Grumman SA-16B Albatross 51-7159, Thursday 25 August 1955
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Date:Thursday 25 August 1955
Type:Silhouette image of generic U16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Grumman SA-16B Albatross
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 51-7159
MSN: G-209
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:20 km W of Terceira-Lajes AFB, Azores (TER) -   Portugal
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Argentia NAS, NL (NWP)
Destination airport:Terceira-Lajes AFB, Azores (TER/LPLA)
Crashed on Pico do Negrão, Ribeira de Além, Terceira.


Diário de Lisboa 26 August 1955, p9
Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research


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