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Last updated: 28 October 2021
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Datum:zaterdag 29 januari 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic C2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman C-2A Greyhound
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Navy
Registratie: 155122
Constructienummer: 17
Bouwjaar:
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 10
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Mediterranean Sea (   Mer Méditerranée)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Napoli-Capodichino Airport (NAP/LIRN), Italië
Vliegveld van aankomst:USS Independence
Beschrijving:
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.

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