Date & Time: Feb 20, 1958 at 0535 LT
Type of aircraft:
Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation
Lake, Sea, Ocean, River
Argentia - Lajes
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The crew was completing a flight from Argentia-Bristol Field NAS, Newfoundland, to Lajes Airbase, Azores Islands. While flying by night about 177 km west of Crovo Island, Azores, the airplane disappeared and crashed into the ocean. SAR operations were conducted for several days but no trace of the airplane nor the 22 occupants was ever found.
Due to lack of evidences, the exact cause of the accident could not be determined with certainty.