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Last updated: 28 October 2016
Datum:Mittwoch 26 April 1978
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic P3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
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)
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde
» US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher
» Bangor Daily News - Apr 28, 1978


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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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