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Last updated: 6 July 2020
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Datum:Dienstag 6 Februar 1968
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic P3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed P-3B Orion
Fluggesellschaft:United States Navy
Kennzeichen: 153440
Werknummer: 185-5237
Baujahr: 1967
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 12 / Insassen: 12
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 12 / Insassen: 12
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:80 km (50 Meilen) vom Land entfernt von Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam [Gulf of Thailand] (   Pacific Ocean)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:U-Tapao Airport (UTP/VTBU), Thailand
Flug nach:U-Tapao Airport (UTP/VTBU), Thailand
Unfallbericht:
The Orion was on an antisubmarine patrol mission out of Thailand when it crashed into 100 feet of water off South Vietnam.

Informationsquelle:
» P-3 Orion Aircraft Location Report (P-3 Orion Research Group - The Netherlands)
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde
» US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher
» VPNavy.org


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