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Last updated: 18 October 2021
Date:Thursday 4 November 1948
Type:Silhouette image of generic P2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed P2V-2 Neptune
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 39333
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mount Guemes, Vancouver Island, BC (   Canada)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Whidbey Island-NAS, WA (NUW), United States of America
Destination airport:?
Flew into high ground. The wreckage was not located until 16 October 1961.

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