Date & Time: Aug 25, 1955 at 2030 LT
Type of aircraft:
Grumman HU-16 (SA-16) Albatross
Landing (descent or approach)
Argentia – Lajes
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
After an uneventful flight from Argentia NAS, Newfoundland, the crew started the descent to Lajes Airbase. On final, the seaplane hit the slope of the Negrão Peak located about 7 km from the airfield. All five crew members were killed.