Accident Lockheed Neptune MR.1 WX547,
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Date:Friday 13 January 1956
Type:Silhouette image of generic P2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lockheed Neptune MR.1
Owner/operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: WX547
MSN: 426-5163
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Malta-Luqa Airport (MLA) -   Malta
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Malta-Luqa Airport (MLA/LMML)
The undercarriage collapsed on landing at Luqa, Malta.
It is believed that this aircraft was pushed into the sea off cliffs at Hal Far, Malta, and then used for the underwater scenes in "The Silent Enemy" movie.



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