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Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
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Date:Monday 11 May 1959
Type:Silhouette image of generic P2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed P2V-5 Neptune
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 10
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 10
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Whidbey Island-NAS, WA (NUW) (   United States of America)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Whidbey Island-NAS, WA (NUW), United States of America
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Lockheed P2V-5 Neptune crashed immediately after Whidbey Island-NAS.

Sources:
» Desert Sun, Number 209, 13 May 1959


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