Airplane Crash - Sunnyvale, California 04/12/1973

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Sunnyvale, California


Date04/12/1973
Time15:00
LocationSunnyvale, California
OperatorMilitary - U.S. Navy / NASA
TypeLockheed P-3C / Convair CV-990-30A-5
Registration157332/N711NA
Cn/In5547 / 1
Aboard17
Fatalities16
Ground0
SummaryA Navy P-3C collided with a NASA research jet as it prepared to land at Moffett Naval Air Station. A ground controller mistakenly gave both planes permission to land on the same runway and the NASA plane settled on top of the P-3, 300 ft. off the ground. Both planes crashed onto a golf course. Five aboard the P-3 and 11 aboard the Convair were killed.

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