CFIT Accident Lockheed SP-2E Neptune 131487, Tuesday 11 February 1969
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Date:Tuesday 11 February 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic P2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lockheed SP-2E Neptune
Owner/operator:United States Navy
Registration: 131487
MSN: 426-5368
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:11 km SE of Santa Ana-El Toro MCAS, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Santa Ana-El Toro MCAS, CA (NZJ/KNZJ)
Destination airport:Santa Ana-El Toro MCAS, CA (NZJ/KNZJ)
The Neptune operated on a night time training flight, conducting practice landings at Santa Ana-El Toro MCAS, California.
During a missed approach the right wingtip struck the southern ridge of Harding Canyon in the Santa Ana Mountains. The aircraft cartwheeled and disintegrated.

L'Unitá 13-2-1969
US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher

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