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Accident description
Last updated: 13 December 2017
Status:
Date:Monday 21 September 1959
Time:ca 19:47
Type:Silhouette image of generic P2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed P-15 Neptune (P2V-5)
Operator:Força Aérea Brasileira - FAB
Registration: 7007
C/n / msn: 426-5105
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Salvador Airport, BA (SSA) (   Brazil)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Salvador-Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães International Airport, BA (SSA/SBSV), Brazil
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed about four minutes after take-off. The aircraft operated on a SAR mission for a missing aircraft, PP-CEO.

Sources:
» Correio da Manha 23 September 1959, p6 (2.Caderno)
» Scramble


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