Accident Grumman SA-16A Albatross 51-062, Friday 13 February 1953
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Date:Friday 13 February 1953
Type:Silhouette image of generic U16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Grumman SA-16A Albatross
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 51-062
MSN: G-141
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:3 km SW of Moji, Honshu Island -   Japan
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Beppu Airport (BPU)
Destination airport:Ashiya Air Base (RJFA)
Crashed into mountains in Japan in bad weather.


USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher
The Free-Lance Star - Feb 13, 1953

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