Military - U.S. Navy

Military - U.S. Navy Tuesday June 21, 1977
Crashed into the Pacific Ocean and exploded moments after taking off from Wake Island Air Base. The plane rose no higher than 400 ft. before crashing one mile from the end of the runway.

Crash Details

DateTuesday June 21, 1977
LocationOff Wake Island
Passengers0
Crew16
Fatalities16
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeLockheed EC-130Q
OperatorMilitary - U.S. Navy
Registration156176
Flight Origin
Flight Destination
Off Wake Island
Military - U.S. Navy
Lockheed EC-130Q
1977