Preliminary Accident Reports

November 2008 Issue

September 1, 2008, Reno, Nev. Lockheed SP-2H Neptune

The airplane was destroyed when it impacted terrain at about 1810 Pacific time following a loss of power and loss of control. The airline transport first pilot in the left seat, the airline transport second pilot in the right seat and the flight mechanic in the jumpseat were killed. Visual conditions prevailed for the air drop flight, which was originating at the time of the accident.

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