ASN Aircraft accident Lockheed RC-121C Super Constellation 51-3838 San Pablo Bay, CA
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Date:Friday 5 February 1954
Type:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed RC-121C Super Constellation
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 51-3838
MSN: 4114
First flight: 1953
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 13
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 13
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:San Pablo Bay, CA (   United States of America)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:Novato-Hamilton AFB, CA, United States of America
Destination airport:Novato-Hamilton AFB, CA, United States of America
The Lockheed RC-121C Super Constellation aircraft crashed into the water of San Pablo Bay during a GCA radar approach in dense fog.

Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Water

» San Bernardino Sun, 6 February 1954


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