MISHAPs: 08 FEB 56 A/C: WV2 Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation LOCATION: McMurdo Sound, Antarctica TYPE: Crash SRIKE: No DEATHS: 00 BUNO: Unknown CAUSE: The aircraft, from the Oceanographic Development Squadron Eight (VXN-8) crashed upon landing at McMurdo Sound. It hit snowbank, causing the landing gear to collapse and port wing and engine to be sheared off. http://aviation-safety.net/database/1960/601031-0.htm [27APR2003]
MISHAPs: 31 OCT 60 A/C: R7V Constellation LOCATION: McMurdo Sound, Antarctica TYPE: Crash [27APR2003]
"...I am the widow (now remarried) of LCDR Julian H. Brady who was Aircraft Commander of the Project Magnet (VXN-8) first "El Paisano" which crashed at McMurdo Sound 31 Oct 1960. He died August 9, l985 of pancreatic cancer. While stationed at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland 1958-60 I met Marine LtCol Robert B.Robinson, whom I married 40 years later...Elizabeth Brady Robinson email@example.com..." [27APR2003]
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