Accident
Last updated: 31 July 2014
Status:
Datum:donderdag 17 april 1980
Type:Lockheed P-3C-130-LO Orion
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Navy
Registratie: 158213
Constructienummer: 185-5558
Bouwjaar: 1971
Motoren: 4 Allison T56-A14
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 7 / inzittenden: 7
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 7 / inzittenden: 7
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Pago Pago (   Amerikaans Samoa) show on map
Fase: Manoeuvreren (MNV)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
The US Navy P-3 Orion was taking part in Samoa's Flag Day celebration. The airplane was dropping skydivers near the reviewing area. During the second run the airplane clipped a mile-long tramway line running across Pago Pago Harbor to Mount Alava. Part of the wing separated and the airplane crashed into an area in front of the two-storey Rainmaker Hotel.

Bronnen:
» P-3 Orion Aircraft Location Report (P-3 Orion Research Group - The Netherlands)
» U.S. Navy
» 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
» The Calgary Herald - Apr 18, 1980


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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.
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