Accident description
Last updated: 23 November 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 30 January 1963
Type:Lockheed P-3A-10-LO Orion
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 149672
C/n / msn: 185-5013
First flight: 1962
Crew:Fatalities: 14 / Occupants: 14
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 14 / Occupants: 14
Airplane damage: Missing
Airplane fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:370 km (231.3 mls) SE off New York, NJ, USA (   Atlantic Ocean) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Patuxent River NAS, MD (NHK/KNHK), United States of America
Destination airport:Patuxent River NAS, MD (NHK/KNHK), United States of America
Narrative:
Lost at sea.

Sources:
» 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
» VPNavy.org


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Distance from Patuxent River NAS, MD to Patuxent River NAS, MD as the crow flies is 0 km (0 miles).

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.
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