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Last updated: 3 April 2020
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Date:Friday 29 October 1999
Time:ca 12:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic P3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed P-3C-II.75 Orion
Operator:Pakistan Navy Air Arm
Registration: 83
C/n / msn: 185-5827
First flight: 1988
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 21 / Occupants: 21
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:S off Pasni (   Pakistan)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Karachi-Mehran NAS (OPSF), Pakistan
Destination airport:Karachi-Mehran NAS (OPSF), Pakistan
Narrative:
Crashed into the sea during a training mission.

Sources:
» BBC
» P-3 Orion Aircraft Location Report (P-3 Orion Research Group - The Netherlands)


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