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Last updated: 14 June 2021
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 5 abril 1968
Hora:03:10
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic P3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed P-3A Orion
Operador:United States Navy
Registración: 151350
Numéro de série: 185-5063
Año de Construcción: 1963
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 8 / Ocupantes: 12
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 8 / Ocupantes: 12
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:320 km (200 milles) E de la costa de Okinawa [China Sea] (   Océano Pacífico)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Okinawa-Naha AFB (AHA), Japón
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Okinawa-Naha AFB (AHA), Japón
Descripción:
The aircraft contacted the water of the China Sea and broke in three pieces on impact. The wreckage sank to a depth of 1600 metres. Four crew members survived the accident.

Fuentes:
» 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
» VPNavy.org


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