Narrative:Shot down by 2 North Korean MiG-17 fighters over the Sea of Japan.
|Date:||Tuesday 15 April 1969|
|Type:||Lockheed EC-121M Super Constellation|
|Operator:||United States Navy|
|C/n / msn:|| 4316|
|First flight:|| 1954|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 31 / Occupants: 31|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 31 / Occupants: 31 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||SE off Chongjin (North Korea)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Departure airport:||Atsugi NAS (NJA/RJTA), Japan|
|Destination airport:||Atsugi NAS (NJA/RJTA), Japan|
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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
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Distance from Atsugi NAS to Atsugi NAS 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.