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Last updated: 23 October 2019
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Date:Monday 4 January 1954
Type:Silhouette image of generic P2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed P2V-5 Neptune
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 127752
C/n / msn: 426-5089
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:NW off Jeju Island (   South Korea)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Iwakuni MCAS (RJOI), Japan
Destination airport:Iwakuni MCAS (RJOI), Japan
Narrative:
Ditched off Chojudo, Korea due to engine failure. The bodies of two crew members were later recovered.

Sources:
» US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher
» Correio da Manhă 8 January 1954, p1
» 3capecod.net


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