Accident Lockheed WV-2 Super Constellation 141332, Sunday 29 March 1959
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Date:Sunday 29 March 1959
Time:14:59
Type:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lockheed WV-2 Super Constellation
Owner/operator:United States Navy
Registration: 141332
MSN: 4456
Year of manufacture:1956
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 21
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Argentia-NAS, NL (NWP) -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Argentia NAS, NL (NWP)
Destination airport:Argentia NAS, NL (NWP)
Narrative:
Windshear encounter on approach to runway 23. The aircraft landed hard and the right main landing gear collapsed, it caught fire as it skidded down the runway. After skidding some 1500 feet, the plane veered sharply to the right leaving the runway. The right wing sheared off and the fuselage came to stop after skidding another 400 feet off the runway.

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