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Last updated: 16 October 2019
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Date:Sunday 21 July 1957
Time:ca 12:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic P2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed P2V-7 Neptune
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 140156
C/n / msn: 726-7059
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 10
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Pinerolo (   Italy)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Neptune was engaged in searching for missing P2V-6 126535 when it flew into a box canyon in the Italian Alps It impacted Monte Granero.

Sources:
» L'Unitá 22-7-1957
» L'Unitá 24-7-1957


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