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Last updated: 15 September 2019
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Fecha:martes 26 junio 1979
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: 154596
Numéro de série: 185-5277
Año de Construcción: 1968
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 15
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 15
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Luzon Island-Cubi Point NAS (NCP) (   Filipinas)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Luzon Island-Cubi Point NAS (NCP), Filipinas
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
During climb out, approximately 15000 ft from Cubi Point, the P-3 crew lost engines number 1 and number 2.
It is believed that a gear box failure in engine no. 1 caused the propeller to depart striking engine no. 2. The crew attempted to return to Cubi Point NAS but the airplane crashed short of the runway.

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
» E-mail Neal Hesser (2008-01-03)


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photo of Lockheed-P-3B-Orion-154596
accident date: 26-06-1979
type: Lockheed P-3B Orion
registration: 154596
photo of Lockheed-P-3B-Orion-154596
accident date: 26-06-1979
type: Lockheed P-3B Orion
registration: 154596
 
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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