Accident Martin P4M-1Q Mercator 124365, Tuesday 19 January 1960
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Date:Tuesday 19 January 1960
Type:Martin P4M-1Q Mercator
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Registration: 124365
Fatalities:Fatalities: 16 / Occupants: 16
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Mt Karanfil -   Turkey
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Napoli
Destination airport:Adana/Incirlik
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed into Mount Karanfil killing all 16. Their bodies were recovered by the RAF Nicosia MRT.


El Litoral 20 January 1960, p1
Milliyet Gazete 20 January 1960, p5

Revision history:

25-May-2015 16:46 TB Added
25-May-2015 16:55 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Location, Country, Damage, Narrative]
25-May-2015 16:55 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
22-Nov-2017 14:49 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
22-Nov-2017 14:59 TB Updated [Date]
22-Nov-2017 15:14 TB Updated [Registration, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Aug-2020 19:39 refnac Updated [Location, Country, Phase, Narrative]
27-Dec-2020 14:08 TB Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]

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