REPUBLIC RC-3 SEABEE # 954

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AIRCRAFT DATA

Manufacturer: Republic Aviation Corporation; Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, USA.
Model: Republic RC-3 Seabee
Type Certificate No: A-769
Serial Number: 954
Manufacturing Date: 1947-06-??
Engine: Franklin 6A8-215-B9F (215 HP at 2500 RPM)
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Reg. No. Date Remarks
NC6569K
N6569K
1947-06-?? Manufacturing Date.
1947-06-?? Test flight.
1947-08-04 Officially delivered from Republic Aviation Corporation to Seabee distributor Marden Airways, Inc.; Waterville, Maine, USA. 
   
   
1967-10-18 Crashed in Ashland, Maine.  The 41 year old pilot was flying 2 air taxi passengers when the aircraft crashed into trees in adverse weather conditions; drizzle rain, fog and low ceiling.  The pilot was killed, the 2 passengers were seriously injured.  The commercial pilot had 1200 hrs in type, total experience 10806 hrs.
   
   
  Sources: RAC Seabee Delivery List
NTSB Aircraft Accident Database

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