Narrative:Crashed shortly after takeoff from Iwakuni, Japan, broke up and sank.
|Date:||Sunday 6 April 1958|
|Type:||Martin P5M-1 Marlin|
|Operator:||United States Navy|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 11 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Location:||off Iwakuni MCAS (Japan)
|Phase:|| Takeoff (TOF)|
|Departure airport:||Iwakuni MCAS (RJOI), Japan|
» US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher
» The Milwaukee Journal - Apr 7, 1958
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.