ASN Aircraft accident Martin P5B Marlin 140144 Montague Island, AK
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Date:Saturday 22 September 1962
Type:Martin P5B Marlin
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 140144
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
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Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Montague Island, AK (   Pacific Ocean)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Kodiak Airport, AK (ADQ/PADQ), United States of America
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed during a routine patrol flight over the Gulf of Alaska. It flew into high ground (1900 ft) near the southern tip of Montague Island.

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Sources:
» St. Petersburg Times - Sep 24, 1962
» Ocala Star-Banner - Sep 25, 1962


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