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Last updated: 27 June 2019
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Date:Friday 26 September 1975
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair C-131F (CV-340)
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 141012
C/n / msn: 295
First flight: 1955
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:13 km (8.1 mls) SSE of Santa Ana-El Toro MCAS, CA (NZJ) (   United States of America)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Santa Ana-El Toro MCAS, CA (NZJ/KNZJ), United States of America
Destination airport:Santa Ana-El Toro MCAS, CA (NZJ/KNZJ), United States of America
Narrative:
Crashed in a rolling field near Saddleback College. The airplane had lost height after takeoff from El Toro MCAS.

Sources:
» US Crashes 1950-2002 / Jan van Waarde


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