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Last updated: 23 November 2019
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Datum:donderdag 21 maart 1991
Type:Silhouette image of generic P3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed P-3C Orion
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Navy
Registratie: 158930
Constructienummer: 185-5602
Bouwjaar: 1973
Motoren: 4 Allison T56-A14
Bemanning:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 14 / inzittenden: 14
Botsingsslachtoffers:slachtoffers: 13
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:NW off San Diego, CA (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Mountain View-Moffett Field, CA (NUQ/KNUQ), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Mountain View-Moffett Field, CA (NUQ/KNUQ), Verenigde Staten
Beschrijving:
Mid-air collision with US Navy Lockheed P-3C Orion 159325. Both aircraft crashed, killing 27 occupants in total. It has not been confirmed that Orion 159325 carried 13 Navy personnel and that there were 14 on Orion 158930. It may have been the other way around.

Bronnen:
» P-3 Orion Aircraft Location Report (P-3 Orion Research Group - The Netherlands)
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde
» US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher


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Lockheed P-3

  • 757 built
  • 37e ongeval
  • 27e dodelijk ongeval
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