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Last updated: 27 October 2021
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Datum:maandag 31 oktober 1960
Type:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed WV-2 Super Constellation
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Navy
Registratie: 126513
Constructienummer: 4302
Bouwjaar: 1955
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 23
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:McMurdo Sound (   Antarctica)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:McMurdo Station-Williams Field (NZWD), Antarctica
Beschrijving:
The aircraft, from the Oceanographic Development Squadron Eight (VXN-8) crashed upon landing at McMurdo Sound. It hit snowbank, causing the landing gear to collapse and port wing and engine to be sheared off.

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