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Last updated: 16 October 2019
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Date:Friday 12 January 1962
Type:Silhouette image of generic P2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed P2V Neptune
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 131521
C/n / msn: 426-5402
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 12
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 12
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Kronborg Glacier (   Greenland)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed during routine reconnaissance mission looking for Russian submarines.

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


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photo of Lockheed-P2V-Neptune-131521
accident date: 12-01-1962
type: Lockheed P2V Neptune
registration: 131521
 
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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