REPUBLIC RC-3 SEABEE # 604

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N6375K

N6375K
Clear Lake, California, USA
Photo: Roger D. Cain

AIRCRAFT DATA

Manufacturer: Republic Aviation Corporation; Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, USA.
Model: RC-3 Seabee
Type Certificate No: A-769
Serial Number: 604
Manufacturing Date: 1947-04-??
Engine: Franklin 6A8-215-B9F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)
Remarks: Extended wings, extended spray rails, droop tips.
Mode S code: 52055316
 
Reg. No. Date Remarks
NC6375K
N6375K
1947-04-?? Manufacturing Date.
1947-04-?? Test flight.
1947-04-04 Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corporation to Harrington Air Service, Inc.; Mansfield, Ohio, USA.
   
1961-09-12 A/W Date.
1968-06-16 During instructional training engine stopped due to fuel exhaustion and an forced landing was made off airport Sacramento, CA.  The Seabee struck wires/poles during landing.  The 30 year old student pilot was seriously injured.  Instructor sustained minor injuries.  The Seabee was reported as "destroyed".  NTSB Identification # OAK69F0098 .
1970-05-12 Gene Harned; 4185 Sanders Road, Live Oak, CA 95953-9730, USA.
2011-01-06 Willis R. Griffin; 1005 Windfair Village Street, Las Vegas, NV 89145-8664, USA.
  Sources: RAC Seabee Delivery List
FAA Registry

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