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Last updated: 21 October 2021
Datum:Samstag 30 Oktober 1954
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed R7V-1 Super Constellation
Fluggesellschaft:United States Navy
Kennzeichen: 128441
Werknummer: 4108
Baujahr: 1953
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 21 / Insassen: 21
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 21 / Insassen: 21
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 42 / Insassen: 42
Sachschaden: Vermisst
Konsequenzen: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Unfallort:560 km (350 Meilen) E vom Land entfernt von Maryland, USA (   Atlantischer Ozean)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Patuxent River NAS, MD (NHK/KNHK), USA
Flug nach:Terceira-Lajes Airport, Azores (TER/LPLA), Portugal
Flugnummer: 57
The US Navy Super Constellation departed Patuxent River NAS at 21:39 for a flight to Port Lyautey via Lajes AFB, Azores. Last radio contact with the flight was at 23:00 when the aircraft was about 350 miles off the Maryland coast. The search for the missing aircraft was abandoned November 4 because of extreme weather conditions.

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Patuxent River NAS, MD to Terceira-Lajes Airport, Azores as the crow flies is 4209 km (2630 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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