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Date:Saturday 2 April 1960
Type:Silhouette image of generic P2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed P2V-2 Neptune
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: registration unknown
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:6,5 km (4.1 mls) from Memphis NAS, TN (   United States of America)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Memphis NAS, TN (NQA/KNQA), United States of America
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed and burned in a field when an engine caught fire shortly after take-off.

Sources:
» San Bernardino Sun 3 April 1960, p6A


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