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Last updated: 28 October 2021
Datum:Sonntag 5 Dezember 1971
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic P3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed P-3A Orion
Fluggesellschaft:United States Navy
Kennzeichen: 152151
Werknummer: 185-5121
Baujahr: 1965
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 16
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 16
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:vom Land entfernt von Luzon Island-Cubi Point NAS (NCP) (   Philippinen)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Flug von:Luzon Island-Cubi Point NAS (NCP/RPMB), Philippinen
Flug nach:?
The ADI tank was filled with cleaning solvent instead of methanol alcohol. Immediately after takeoff the Turbine Inlet Temperature reached the limits. Engines no. 2 and no. 3 exploded about 20-30 seconds after lift-off. The airplane then lost all electrics and hydraulic and had to be ditched.

» P-3 Orion Aircraft Location Report (P-3 Orion Research Group - The Netherlands)
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