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Last updated: 6 July 2020
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Fecha:martes 6 febrero 1968
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic P3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed P-3B Orion
Operador:United States Navy
Registración: 153440
Numéro de série: 185-5237
Año de Construcción: 1967
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 12 / Ocupantes: 12
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 12 / Ocupantes: 12
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:80 km (50 milles) de la costa de Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam [Gulf of Thailand] (   Océano Pacífico)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:U-Tapao Airport (UTP/VTBU), Tailandia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:U-Tapao Airport (UTP/VTBU), Tailandia
Descripción:
The Orion was on an antisubmarine patrol mission out of Thailand when it crashed into 100 feet of water off South Vietnam.

Fuentes:
» 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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