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Last updated: 18 October 2019
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Date:Friday 21 November 1947
Type:Silhouette image of generic P2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed P2V-2 Neptune
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 11
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 11
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:180 km (112.5 mls) W off San Diego, CA (   Pacific Ocean)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:San Diego-Miramar NAS, CA (NKX/KNKX), United States of America
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed into sea, two crew members rescued by submarine.

Sources:
» Passauer Neue Presse 25.11.1947, p2
» San Bernardino Sun, Volume 54, Number 72, 22 November 1947


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