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Last updated: 20 October 2017
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Date:Friday 11 May 1962
Type:Silhouette image of generic P2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed SP-2H Neptune
Operator:Marine Luchtvaart Dienst (MLD)
Registration: 200
C/n / msn: 726-7238
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Biak-Boroekoe Royal Dutch Navy Air Station (   Indonesia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Biak-Boroekoe Royal Dutch Navy Air Station, Indonesia
Narrative:
The Neptune suffered a loss of directional control on landing and ran off the runway, coming to rest in a ditch.
A hydraulic leak had occurred following an engine failure.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» Leeuwarder Courant 12 May 1962
» militaireluchtvaartnederland.nl


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