Aircraft Photo of VH-MAH | Grumman HU-16C Albatross | #49081
Registration / Serial:VH-MAH
Aircraft Original Type:Grumman G-64 Albatross
Aircraft Generic Type:Grumman G-64 Albatross (G-111 / U-16)
Aircraft Version:Grumman HU-16C Albatross
C/n (msn):368
City / Airport:TocumwalMap
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Airport Codes:ICAO: YTOC   IATA: TCW   Local: YTOC   Other: -
Photo Date:27 October 2013
Photo by:Phil Vabre
Photo ID: 49081
Photo Comment

This Albatross was ordered for the USCG in 1954 as a UF-1G but was diverted to the USN and serialled Bu 142361. In 1957 it was attached to USN Naval Attache in Norway; in 1969 loaned to Icelandic Coast Guard. Returned to the USN same year and following year put into storage at Davis Monthan. Purchased in 1981 and civil registered N143DB. In 1998 sold in Australia, becoming VH-MAH(3). In storage at Tocumwal with a blown engine for many years but recently sold to Western Australia, becoming VH-HSQ.

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