Date & Time: May 18, 1966 at 1430 LT
Type of aircraft:
Lockheed P-2 Neptune
Landing (descent or approach)
Survey / Patrol / Reconnaissance
Lake, Sea, Ocean, River
North Island - North Island
United States of America
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The crew was returning to North Island-Halsey Field NAS following a maritime patrol flight. On final approach, an engine failed. The airplane stalled and crashed into the sea about four miles short of runway 36. All seven crew members were rescued while the airplane was lost.
Engine failure on final approach.