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Last updated: 19 October 2021
Estado:
Fecha:sábado 29 enero 1972
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman C-2A Greyhound
Operador:United States Navy
Registración: 155122
Numéro de série: 17
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 10
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Mediterranean Sea (   Mar Mediterráneo)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Napoli-Capodichino Airport (NAP/LIRN), Italia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:USS Independence
Descripción:
Crashed into sea while attempting to land on carrier USS Independence. The aircraft sank six minutes after impact with the two pilots trapped in the cockpit.

Fuentes:
» US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher


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