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Accident description
Last updated: 1 December 2015
Date:Tuesday 14 January 1958
Type:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed R7V-1 Super Constellation
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 128437
C/n / msn: 4104
First flight: 1953
Crew:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Patuxent River NAS, MD (NHK) (   United States of America)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:Patuxent River NAS, MD (NHK/KNHK), United States of America
Destination airport:Patuxent River NAS, MD (NHK/KNHK), United States of America
The Lockheed crashed into woods while practicing instrument landings (IFR) in foggy drizzle weather.

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