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Accident
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Estado:
Fecha:domingo 23 agosto 1964
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed WC-121N Super Constellation
Operador:United States Navy
Registración: 137891
Numéro de série: 4378
Año de Construcción: 1956
Horas Totales de la Célula:4353
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 23
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:de la costa de Puerto Rico (   Puerto Rico)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
Upon initial penetration of a storm eye (Hurricane Cleo) , the port wing tip fuel tank and portion of wing were torn away by extreme updraft turbulence. While trying to exit the storm, the starboard tip tank and larger portion of wing were torn away by extreme down draft turbulence. An emergency landing was made at NAS Roosevelt Roads, PR. The aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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