Accident
Last updated: 22 September 2014
Estado:
Fecha:jueves 21 marzo 1991
Tipo:Lockheed P-3C-150-LO Orion
Operador:United States Navy
Registración: 158930
Numéro de série: 185-5602
Año de Construcción: 1973
Motores: 4 Allison T56-A14
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 14 / Ocupantes: 14
Víctimas de la colisión:Fatalidades: 13
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:NW off San Diego, CA (   Estados Unidos de América) show on map
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Mountain View-Moffett Field, CA (NUQ/KNUQ), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Mountain View-Moffett Field, CA (NUQ/KNUQ), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» 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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