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Date:samedi 25 mars 1995
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic P3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed P-3C Orion
Compagnie:United States Navy
Immatriculation: 158217
Numéro de série: 185-5562
Année de Fabrication:
Moteurs: 4 Allison T56-A14
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 11
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 11
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:8 km (5 milles) de Masirah Airport (MSH) (   Sultanat d'Oman)
Phase de vol: En approche (APR)
Nature:Militaire
Aéroport de départ:Masirah Airport (MSH/OOMA), Sultanat d'Oman
Aéroport de destination:Masirah Airport (MSH/OOMA), Sultanat d'Oman
Détails:
The propeller on the no. 4 engine separated during the descent into Masirah. The engine caught fire and subsequently the no. 3 engine's rpm decreased. The no. 3 engine was shut down. Simultaneously both no. 1 and 2 engines flamed out, resulting in a total electrical power loss. At about 2,500 feet, the pilot was able to control the aircraft again. The crew then ditched the plane.

Sources:
» 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
» VPNavy.org


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