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Last updated: 16 October 2019
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Date:Friday 20 August 1965
Type:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed EC-121M Super Constellation
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 135747
C/n / msn: 4314
First flight: 1954
Total airframe hrs:5600
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 23
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Atsugi NAS (NJA) (   Japan)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Atsugi NAS (NJA/RJTA), Japan
Narrative:
During touch-and-go landings the starboard main landing gear failed to extend and lock. A two wheel landing was executed an the aircraft slid off the runway upon settling onto radome and ran into a navigation aids building. Damaged beyond repair. The aircraft flew for the Fleet Airborne Reconnaissance Sqdn One (VQ-1).

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