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Last updated: 21 October 2021
Estado:Preliminar
Fecha:sábado 30 octubre 1954
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed R7V-1 Super Constellation
Operador:United States Navy
Registración: 128441
Numéro de série: 4108
Año de Construcción: 1953
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 21 / Ocupantes: 21
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 21 / Ocupantes: 21
Total:Fatalidades: 42 / Ocupantes: 42
Daños en la Aeronave: Desaparecido
Consecuencias: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Ubicación:560 km (350 milles) E de la costa de Maryland, USA (   Océano Atlántico)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Patuxent River NAS, MD (NHK/KNHK), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Terceira-Lajes Airport, Azores (TER/LPLA), Portugal
Número de Vuelo: 57
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» The Bermuda Triangle Mystery- Solved / L.D. Kusche


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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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