Date & Time: Jan 10, 1977 at 2245 LT
Type of aircraft:
Grumman HU-16 (SA-16) Albatross
Survey / Patrol / Reconnaissance
Lake, Sea, Ocean, River
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Shortly after a night takeoff from Puerto Cortés NAS, while climbing, the seaplane aircraft lost height and crashed into the sea. Five crew members were rescued while three others were killed.