Accident Lockheed P2V-5 Neptune 131515, Wednesday 22 June 1955
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Date:Wednesday 22 June 1955
Type:Silhouette image of generic P2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lockheed P2V-5 Neptune
Owner/operator:United States Navy
Registration: 131515
MSN: 426-5396
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 11
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:St Lawrence Island, AK -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Kodiak NAS, AK (ADQ/PADQ)
Destination airport:Kodiak NAS, AK (ADQ/PADQ)
The Neptune was attacked by Soviet MiG-15s while on patrol. It crash-landed on St Lawrence Island in the Bering Sea.
All eleven occupants were rescued by the US Air Force.


US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher
The Montreal Gazette 24 June 1955, p1

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