Accident Lockheed WV-2 Super Constellation 126513,
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Date:Monday 31 October 1960
Type:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lockheed WV-2 Super Constellation
Owner/operator:United States Navy
Registration: 126513
MSN: 4302
Year of manufacture:1955
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 23
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:McMurdo Sound -   Antarctica
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:McMurdo Station-Williams Field (NZWD)
The aircraft, from the Oceanographic Development Squadron Eight (VXN-8) crashed upon landing at McMurdo Sound. It hit snowbank, causing the landing gear to collapse and port wing and engine to be sheared off.


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