ASN Aircraft accident Lockheed WV-2 Super Constellation 141294 Argentia NAS, NL (NWP)
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Date:Saturday 18 October 1958
Type:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed WV-2 Super Constellation
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 141294
MSN: 4418
First flight: 1956
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 29
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:0,3 km (0.2 mls) W off Argentia NAS, NL (NWP) (   Canada)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:Patuxent River NAS, MD (NHK/KNHK), United States of America
Destination airport:Argentia NAS, NL (NWP), Canada
Crashed into Placentia Bay, 1000 feet short of the Argentia NAS runway during a GCA approach.

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Distance from Patuxent River NAS, MD to Argentia NAS, NL as the crow flies is 2062 km (1289 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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