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Last updated: 19 October 2021
Datum:zondag 5 december 1971
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: 152151
Constructienummer: 185-5121
Bouwjaar: 1965
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 16
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 16
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:van Luzon Island-Cubi Point NAS (NCP) (   Filippijnen)
Fase: InitiŽle klim (ICL)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Luzon Island-Cubi Point NAS (NCP/RPMB), Filippijnen
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
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.

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