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Last updated: 17 October 2021
Fecha:domingo 5 diciembre 1971
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: 152151
Numéro de série: 185-5121
Año de Construcción: 1965
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 16
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 16
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:de la costa de Luzon Island-Cubi Point NAS (NCP) (   Filipinas)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Luzon Island-Cubi Point NAS (NCP/RPMB), Filipinas
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
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)
» 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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