Military - U.S. Navy

Military - U.S. Navy Sunday January 22, 1961
While returning from an aborted barrier mission, the aircraft hit a seawall at end of short runway. The main landing geart was sheared off and the aircraft cartwheeled, slid into a vehicle, exploded and burned.

Crash Details

DateSunday January 22, 1961
LocationMidway Island Naval Air Station
Passengers0
Crew22
Fatalities6
Survivors16
Aircraft TypeLockheed WV-2 Super Constellation
OperatorMilitary - U.S. Navy
RegistrationBU143193
Flight Origin
Flight Destination
Midway Island Naval Air Station
Military - U.S. Navy
Lockheed WV-2 Super Constellation
1961