ASN Aircraft accident Lockheed P2V-3 Neptune 122978 Montauk Point, NY, USA
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Date:Tuesday 4 September 1951
Type:Silhouette image of generic P2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed P2V-3 Neptune
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 122978
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:48 km (30 mls) E off Montauk Point, NY, USA (   Atlantic Ocean)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Quonset Point NAS, RI (NCO/KOQU), United States of America
Destination airport:Quonset Point NAS, RI (NCO/KOQU), United States of America
Narrative:
The P2V-3 crashed at sea during an exercise with a submarine in the waters between Block Island and Montauk Point, Long Island, N.Y.

Sources:
» US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher
» newenglandaviationhistory.com


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