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Last updated: 9 October 2015
Datum:Mittwoch 26 April 1978
Flugzeugtyp:Lockheed P-3B-65-LO Orion
Fluggesellschaft:United States Navy
Kennzeichen: 152724
Werknummer: 185-5164
Baujahr: 1966
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:32 km (20 Meilen) NE vom Land entfernt von Terceira-Lajes AFB, Azores (LFB) (   Portugal)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Flug von:Terceira-Lajes AFB, Azores (TER/LPLA), Portugal
Flug nach:Terceira-Lajes AFB, Azores (TER/LPLA), Portugal
Crashed at sea during a routine training mission.

» P-3 Orion Aircraft Location Report (P-3 Orion Research Group - The Netherlands)
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» Bangor Daily News - Apr 28, 1978


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