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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 57947
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Date:10-SEP-2002
Time:c. 21:30
Type:Lockheed S-3B Viking
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Registration: 159402
MSN: 3038
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:off Puerto Rico -   Puerto Rico
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:USS HARRY S. TRUMAN (CVN 75)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed in sea on refuelling mission. It appears that the crew lost situational awareness during the night-time exercise and dived steeply into the ocean.

Sources:

Scramble 283
http://jacksonville.com/tu-online/stories/091102/new_navyplane.html
AFM AUG 2003


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
14-Sep-2011 04:50 Anon. Updated [Location]
14-Sep-2011 06:13 Anon. Updated [Departure airport, Source]
26-Jan-2020 20:05 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
04-Jan-2021 18:18 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]

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