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Re: Albatross assassinated in Italy

PostPosted: Fri Aug 16, 2013 8:52 pm
by DavidLegg
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.

Re: Albatross assassinated in Italy

PostPosted: Sat Aug 17, 2013 2:58 am
by Rajay
Story was posted on WIX two and a half months ago - right after it happened and was published on the WarbirdNews.com Web site.

http://warbirdinformationexchange.org/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=49909

Proper ID regarding Grumman OEM serial or "construction" number includes "G-" prefix for all Albatross series aircraft - as in G-344.
Was built as USAF model SA-16A, USAF serial no. 51-7253.