Accident
Last updated: 20 October 2014
Status:
Datum:Donnerstag 21 März 1991
Flugzeugtyp:Lockheed P-3C-150-LO Orion
Fluggesellschaft:United States Navy
Kennzeichen: 158930
Werknummer: 185-5602
Baujahr: 1973
Triebwerk: 4 Allison T56-A14
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 14 / Insassen: 14
Opfer des Zusammenstoßes:Todesopfer: 13
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:NW off San Diego, CA (   USA) show on map
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Mountain View-Moffett Field, CA (NUQ/KNUQ), USA
Flug nach:Mountain View-Moffett Field, CA (NUQ/KNUQ), USA
Unfallbericht:
Mid-air collision with US Navy Lockheed P-3C Orion 159325. Both aircraft crashed, killing 27 occupants in total. It has not been confirmed that Orion 159325 carried 13 Navy personnel and that there were 14 on Orion 158930. It may have been the other way around.

Informationsquelle:
» 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


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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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