Accident Lockheed S-3B Viking 159389, Wednesday 9 January 2002
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Date:Wednesday 9 January 2002
Type:Lockheed S-3B Viking
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Registration: 159389
MSN: 3025
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:North Arabian Sea -   Indian Ocean
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:
Destination airport:USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Aircraft suffered in-flight fire in environmental control system compartment, causing failure to main hydraulic system and loss of most flight-related electrical systems. -cockpit smoke condition during landing. Aircraft landed on USS Theodore Roosevelt on second attempt, nose and starboard main undercarriages collapsed on touchdown / starboard wing tank area fire on impact with carrier deck. Both crew OK. -- Airframe-SOC April 2002 ( Opby VS-32 modex: AG-700)


Scramble 280

Revision history:

10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
28-Feb-2013 12:31 78Delta Updated [Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Narrative]
31-Oct-2019 08:39 TB Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Destination airport]

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