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Last updated: 24 November 2020
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Date:Monday 29 September 1958
Time:ca 15:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic P2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed P2V-5 Neptune
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 131461
C/n / msn: 426-5342
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:35 km (21.9 mls) N off Key West, FL (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Key West NAS, FL (NQX/KNQX), United States of America
Destination airport:Key West NAS, FL (NQX/KNQX), United States of America
Narrative:
Crashed during a routine instrument checking mission.

Sources:
» Pittsburgh Post Gazette 1 October 1958, p1
»
Columbus Daily Telegram October 1,1958


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