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Last updated: 27 September 2021
Datum:Sonntag 22 Januar 1961
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed WV-2 Super Constellation
Fluggesellschaft:United States Navy
Kennzeichen: 143193
Werknummer: 4467
Baujahr: 1957
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 22
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 22
Opfer am Boden:Todesopfer: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Midway Island-Sand Island Field (MDY) (   U.S. Minor Outlying Islands)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Flug von:Midway Island-Sand Island Field (MDY/PMDY),
Flug nach:Midway Island-Sand Island Field (MDY/PMDY),
While returning from aborted barrier mission, the aircraft hit seawall debris at end of the short runway. The main mount was sheared off and it cartwheeled, slid into a Crash Crew Truck, exploded and burned. All 3 inside the truck also suffered fatal injuries.

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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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