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Last updated: 24 June 2019
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Date:Sunday 3 December 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic P2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed P-2H Neptune
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 148350
C/n / msn: 726-7235
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:0,8 km (0.5 mls) from Falmouth-Otis AFB, MA (FMH) (   United States of America)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Brunswick NAS, ME (NHZ/KNHZ), United States of America
Destination airport:Brunswick NAS, ME (NHZ/KNHZ), United States of America
Narrative:
The aircraft departed the Brunswick Naval Air Station for a routine patrol flight. At some point the aircraft developed mechanical problems and received clearance to land at Otis Air Force Base. As the aircraft was making its final approach it crashed a half-mile short of the runway. All twelve men aboard escaped; four of them suffered minor injuries.

Sources:
» US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher
» Nashua Telegraph, "Plane Crash At Otis base", December 4, 1967


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photo of Lockheed-P-2H-Neptune-148350
accident date: 03-12-1967
type: Lockheed P-2H Neptune
registration: 148350
photo of Lockheed-P-2H-Neptune-148350
accident date: 03-12-1967
type: Lockheed P-2H Neptune
registration: 148350
 

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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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