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Last updated: 11 December 2019
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Datum:Montag 11 August 1958
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic P2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed P2V-7LP Neptune
Fluggesellschaft:United States Navy
Kennzeichen: 140434
Werknummer: 726-7093
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Ontario International Airport, CA (ONT) (   USA)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Ontario International Airport, CA (ONT/KONT), USA
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
The Neptune was a modified P2V-7 for ski landings for use in Operation Deep Freeze in Antarctica.
While taking off for an acceptance check flight at Ontario, CA, a landing gear ski jammed and the aircraft was destroyed while attempting an emergency landing a few minutes later.

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» US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher


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