Aircraft Photo of NC16913 | Grumman G-21A Goose | Pan American Airways System - PAA | AirHistory.net #203570
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:"NC16913"
Aircraft Original Type:Grumman G-21 Goose
Aircraft Generic Type:Grumman G-21/38/39 Goose
Aircraft Version:Grumman G-21A Goose
C/n (msn):Not known
Operator / Titles:Pan American Airways System - PAA
Location
City / Airport:Garden City - Roosevelt Field (closed)Map
Region / Country:New York, United States
Airport Codes:None
Collection:Cradle of Aviation Museum
 
Photo Date:9 September 2017
Photo by:Phil
Photo ID: 203570
Photo Comment

This Goose has been on display at the museum since at least 1995. It is often quoted as ex N327 c/n 1051, but that is not correct. N327 was still operational at that time, and it crashlanded and burned during a training flight at Penn Yan, NY on 15 Feb 2005. The wreck was sold and was under rebuild in Pittsford, NY in late 2005. Still there by Jan 2010, current status unclear. The real NC16913 was c/n 1004, sold in Argentina in 1947. The actual identity of the aircraft in this photo is not known.

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