- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: March 07, 1958
Time: 19:45
Location: Off Ryukyu Islands, Okinawa
Operator: Military - U.S. Marine Corps/Military - U.S. Marine Corps
Flight #: ?
Route: ?
AC Type: Fairchild R4Q / Dougas AD-6 skyraider
Registration: 129741/135350
cn / ln: ?
Aboard: 26   (passengers:19  crew:7)
Fatalities: 26   (passengers:19  crew:7)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft collided after descending from a holding pattern while attempting to land at Naha Air Base. Failure of the AD-6 pilot to maintain his position. One killed aboard the AD-6. Poor judgement on the part of the R4Q Plane Commander.
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