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Last updated: 14 June 2021
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Datum:vrijdag 5 april 1968
Tijd:03:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic P3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed P-3A Orion
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Navy
Registratie: 151350
Constructienummer: 185-5063
Bouwjaar: 1963
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 8 / inzittenden: 12
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 8 / inzittenden: 12
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:320 km (200 mijl) E van Okinawa [China Sea] (   Grote Oceaan)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Okinawa-Naha AFB (AHA), Japan
Vliegveld van aankomst:Okinawa-Naha AFB (AHA), Japan
Beschrijving:
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.

Bronnen:
» 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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