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Accident description
Last updated: 16 October 2017
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Date:Saturday 22 September 1962
Type:Martin P5B Marlin
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 140144
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Montague Island, AK (   Pacific Ocean)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Kodiak Airport, AK (ADQ/PADQ), United States of America
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed during a routine patrol flight over the Gulf of Alaska. It flew into high ground (1900 ft) near the southern tip of Montague Island.

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

Sources:
» St. Petersburg Times - Sep 24, 1962
» Ocala Star-Banner - Sep 25, 1962


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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