Accident Grumman G-44A Widgeon N41986, Friday 10 January 1958
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Date:Friday 10 January 1958
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic G44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Grumman G-44A Widgeon
Owner/operator:Island Airways
Registration: N41986
MSN: 1417
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:1 mi S of Bimini -   Bahamas
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Bimini
Destination airport:unknown
Confidence Rating: Little or no information is available
Narrative:
Crashed into the sea. Pilot Bill Mason.
Aircraft remains recovered and sold to Gander Aircraft, Miami, FL. for parts.

Sources:

St. Petersburg Times 11 January 1958, p8A
FAA Aircraft records.

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Apr-2022 16:48 TB Added
25-Aug-2022 12:13 Mr Widgeon Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Phase, Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Aug-2022 13:26 Mr Widgeon Updated [Aircraft type]

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