Accident Lockheed P-3B Orion 152724, Wednesday 26 April 1978
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Date:Wednesday 26 April 1978
Type:Silhouette image of generic P3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lockheed P-3B Orion
Owner/operator:United States Navy
Registration: 152724
MSN: 185-5164
Year of manufacture:1966
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:32 km NE off Terceira-Lajes AFB, Azores (LFB) -   Portugal
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Terceira-Lajes AFB, Azores (TER/LPLA)
Destination airport:Terceira-Lajes AFB, Azores (TER/LPLA)
Crashed at sea during a routine training mission.


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
Bangor Daily News - Apr 28, 1978



photo (c) Peter Donaldson; Brunswick NAS, ME (NHZ/KNHZ); 09 September 1977

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