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Date:Tuesday 22 December 1953
Type:Silhouette image of generic P2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed P2V-3 Neptune
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 122964
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 14
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport (HKG) (   Hong Kong)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport (HKG/VHHH), Hong Kong
Narrative:
The aircraft landed long at Kai Tak Airport and caught fire. Three occupants were injured.

Sources:
» The Indian Express 3 January 1954, p1
» The Straits Times 23 December 1953, p1


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