Airplane Crash - Western Pacifiocean, Philippine Sea 03/15/1962

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Western PacifiOcean, Philippine Sea


Date03/15/1962
Time00:30
LocationWestern PacifiOcean, Philippine Sea
OperatorFlying Tiger Line
Flight #739/14
RouteTravis AFB - Honolulu - Agana, Guam - Clark AFB -Saigon
TypeLockheed 1049H Super Constellation
RegistrationN6921C
Cn/In4817
Aboard107
Fatalities107
Ground0
SummaryLost at sea while en route from Guam to the Philippines. The crew of the SS T.L. Lenzen supertanker sighted a midair explosion at 00:30 local time, from their position at 13 degrees 44' N, 134 degrees 49' E. The subsequent search of over 144,000 square miles found nothing. Cause undetermined.

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