Date: January 22, 1961
Time: 0304
Location: Midway Island Naval Air Station
Operator: Military - U.S. Navy
Flight #: ?
Route: Survey
AC Type: Lockheed WV-2 Super Constellation
Registration: BU143193
cn / ln: 4467
Aboard: 22   (passengers:0  crew:22)
Fatalities: 6   (passengers:0  crew:6)
Ground: 3
Summary: While returning from an aborted barrier mission, the aircraft hit a seawall at end of short runway. The main landing geart was sheared off and the aircraft cartwheeled, slid into a vehicle, exploded and burned.

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