Flying Tiger Line Flight 739/14

Flying Tiger Line Flight 739/14Thursday March 15, 1962
Lost at sea while en route from Guam to the Philippines. The crew of the SS T.L. Lenzen supertanker sighted a midair explosion at 00:30 local time, from their position at 13 degrees 44' N, 134 degrees 49' E. The subsequent search of over 144,000 square miles found nothing. Cause undetermined.

Crash Details

DateThursday March 15, 1962
LocationWestern Pacific Ocean, Philippine Sea
Passengers96
Crew11
Fatalities107
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeLockheed 1049H Super Constellation
OperatorFlying Tiger Line
RegistrationN6921C
Flight OriginTravis AFB
Flight Destination Honolulu
Western Pacific Ocean, Philippine Sea
Flying Tiger Line
Lockheed 1049H Super Constellation
1962