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Accident
Last updated: 2 December 2016
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Datum:dinsdag 6 februari 1968
Type:Silhouette image of generic P3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed P-3B-85-LO Orion
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Navy
Registratie: 153440
Constructienummer: 185-5237
Bouwjaar: 1967
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 12 / inzittenden: 12
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 12 / inzittenden: 12
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:80 km (50 mijl) van Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam [Gulf of Thailand] (   Grote Oceaan)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:U-Tapao Airport (UTP/VTBU), Thailand
Vliegveld van aankomst:U-Tapao Airport (UTP/VTBU), Thailand
Beschrijving:
The Orion was on an antisubmarine patrol mission out of Thailand when it crashed into 100 feet of water off South Vietnam.

Bronnen:
» 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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