Accident Lockheed EC-121H Super Constellation 53-0549,
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Date:Tuesday 25 April 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lockheed EC-121H Super Constellation
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 53-0549
MSN: 4364
Year of manufacture:1955
Fatalities:Fatalities: 15 / Occupants: 16
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:1,6 km S off Nantucket Island, MA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Falmouth-Otis AFB, MA (FMH/KFMH)
Destination airport:
The EC-121 plane took off from Otis AFB at 18:58. Eight minutes later the crew reported a fire in the no. 3 engine. They would attempt an emergency landing at Nantucket, but did not make it. The airplane crashed just offshore into the sea.



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