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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 57043
Last updated: 22 June 2018
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Type:Lockheed S-3A Viking
Owner/operator:US Navy
Registration: 157999
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rosamond CA -   United States of America
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Aircraft was from the Lockheed plant at Burbank Airport. Crashed during controlability tests while performing simulated in-flight emergency.

Aircraft stalled at low altitude and ejection was initiated. Both crew-members got full chutes. The pilot landed in a ditch and was assisted by a passer-by. The co-pilot passed through the fireball destroying his chute. He did not survive.


USAF Crash Report

Revision history:

10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
21-May-2016 18:10 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]

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