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Last updated: 25 October 2021
Fecha:lunes 1 abril 1968
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic P3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed P-3B Orion
Operador:United States Navy
Registración: 153445
Numéro de série: 185-5241
Año de Construcción: 1967
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 12 / Ocupantes: 12
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 12 / Ocupantes: 12
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:de la costa de Dao Phu Quoc Island (   Vietnam)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:U-Tapao Airport (UTP/VTBU), Tailandia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:U-Tapao Airport (UTP/VTBU), Tailandia
The Orion plane operated on a coastal surveillance mission to intercept gunrunning Viet Cong trawlers. It was shot at by a Cambodian navy vessel near the island of Hon Doc. An engine caught fire, but the fire could not controlled. The Orion crashed into the sea near the island of Hon Vang.

» P-3 Orion Aircraft Location Report (P-3 Orion Research Group - The Netherlands)
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde
» US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher


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