Accident Grumman SA-16B Albatross 51-7149, Sunday 27 September 1953
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Date:Sunday 27 September 1953
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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: 51-7149
MSN: G-199
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:32 km S off Jask, Iran [Gulf of Oman] -   Indian Ocean
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed in Gulf of Oman on a mercy mission.

Sources:

The Singapore Free Press 1 October 1953, p2
Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research (AAIR)

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