Albatross assassinated in Italy

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Re: Albatross assassinated in Italy

Postby DavidLegg » Fri Aug 16, 2013 8:52 pm

Thanks for posting that Tony. I had just seen it on another forum this evening too. Horribly reminiscent of the destruction of Dublin's Catalina VP-BPS.
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Re: Albatross assassinated in Italy

Postby Rajay » Sat Aug 17, 2013 2:58 am

Story was posted on WIX two and a half months ago - right after it happened and was published on the Web site.

Proper ID regarding Grumman OEM serial or "construction" number includes "G-" prefix for all Albatross series aircraft - as in G-344.
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