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Last updated: 20 October 2019
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Date:Monday 27 November 1950
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: 39340
C/n / msn: 126-1039
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:3,7 km (2.3 mls) off Yokohama Bay, near Kaena Point, HI (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Barbers Point NAS, HI (NAX), United States of America
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The starboard wing separated from the aircraft. The aircraft rolled and impacted the Ocean.

Classification:
Wing failure
Loss of control

Sources:
» US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher
» vpnavy.org


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