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Last updated: 21 October 2021
Datum:Montag 23 Dezember 1957
Zeit:ca 15:45
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed WV-2 Super Constellation
Fluggesellschaft:United States Navy
Kennzeichen: 143197
Werknummer: 4471
Baujahr: 1957
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 19 / Insassen: 23
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 19 / Insassen: 23
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:40 km (25 Meilen) NW vom Land entfernt von Kahuku Point, Oahu, HI (   Pacific Ocean)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Barbers Point NAS, HI (NAX), USA
Flug nach:Barbers Point NAS, HI (NAX), USA
All four engines failed while at 1500 feet and the aircraft was ditched in the Pacific Ocean with towering waves, some of which topped 14 feet.

» The Willy Victor Roster
» Muscatine Journal and News Tribune, December 24,1957


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