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Last updated: 14 December 2017
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Date:Wednesday 28 April 1965
Time:15:30 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed EC-121K Super Constellation
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 141321
C/n / msn: 4445
First flight: 1956
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Ground casualties:Fatalities: 1
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Reykjavík-Keflavík International Airport (KEF) (   Iceland)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
Landing gear retraction inside hangar upon engine shutdown due to mispositioned locking pin. A ground crewman was trapped and crushed inside the wheel well.

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