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Last updated: 19 September 2021
Date:Friday 8 July 1977
Type:Silhouette image of generic P3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed P-3A Orion
Operator:Ejército del Aire
Registration: P.3-2
MSN: 185-5119
First flight: 1965
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 10
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:La Parra de Jerez (   Spain)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:Jerez-La Parra Airport (XRY/LEJR), Spain
Destination airport:Jerez-La Parra Airport (XRY/LEJR), Spain
The P-3 aircraft crashed while on approach to Jerez de la Frontera, Spain following a night time training mission.

» El Pais 9-7-1977
» El Pais 10-7-1977
» P-3 Orion Aircraft Location Report (P-3 Orion Research Group - The Netherlands)


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