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Last updated: 3 December 2021
Date:Wednesday 10 October 1956
Type:Silhouette image of generic P2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed Neptune MR.1
Operator:Royal Air Force - RAF
Registration: WX545
MSN: 426-5160
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:1,8 km (1.1 mls) NE off Mull of Kintyre, Argyll (   United Kingdom)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Flew into high ground at night at Beinn Ne Lice, 1 mile northeast of the Mull of Kintyre, Argyll during an anti-submarine exercise.

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