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Last updated: 18 January 2020
Date:Wednesday 26 December 1962
Type:Martin P5A Marlin
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 127712
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 13 / Occupants: 13
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:560 km (350 mls) SW off San Diego, CA, USA (   Pacific Ocean)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Lost at sea.

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