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P-51 Accidents
Below is a list of P-51 accidents data. If you would like to read the NTSB report, go to the NTSB Website, use their query form and enter the aircraft Registration (N number).
NTSB#                  
Date        
Registry / Serial#
Injuries
  Location
Probable Cause
N4132A_111718
2018 Nov 17
N4132A / 44-74445
2f
  Fredricksburg, TX
Unknown - at this time - possible engine trouble
CEN17FA270
2017 Jul 25
N251PW / 44-72086
2f
  Cummings, KS
Unknown - pending final NTSB report
G-TFSI_070917
2017 Jul 09
G-TFSI / 44-84847
None
  Duxford UK
Engine trouble - Gear-up landing in field
G-MSTG_100216
2016 Oct 02
G-MSTG / 45-11518
1F, 1S
  Hardwick UK
Crosswind landing go-around
N351BD-020516
2016 Feb 05
N351BD / 44-63634
2f
  Maricopa AZ
Unknown
WPR15IA035
2014 Oct 23
N351BD / 44-63634
None
  Mesa AZ
Gear-up landing - Failure of left main gear to extend for landing
CEN14FA339
2014 Jul 04
N1451D / 44-74446
2f
  Durango CO
Torque roll shortly after take-off
CEN14LA015
2013 Oct 23
N4151D / 44-73458
2f
  Galveston TX
Loss of situational awareness - wings level impact with water.
WPR11MA454
2011 Sep 16
N79111 / 44-15651
11f, 66s
  Stead Field Reno Nv
Control surfaces failure
N6168C_24OCT2011
2011 Oct 24
N6168C / 44-73704
none
  Hollister CA KCVH
gear collapse on landing
N751RB_15OCT2011
2011 Oct 15
N751RB / 44-74453
none
  KSGJ Northeast Florida Regional
gear collapse on landing
D-FBBD_10JUL2011
2011 Jul 10
D-FBBD / A68-192
1m
  Duxford UK EGSU
Midair collision with Skyraider
WPR10LA156
2010 Mar 11
N514NH / 44-84850
1f
  Chandler AZ
loss of control during landing
DFW08CA202
2008 Sep 26
N551W / 44-14985
none
  Tulsa OK
loss of control - take off
CHI07FA243A
2007 Jul 30
N8082U / Beck-311
1f
  Oshkosh WI
landing collision
CHI07FA243B
2007 Jul 30
N151RJ / 44-74404
none
  Oshkosh WI
landing collision
SEA07LA196
2007 Jul 15
N51TK / 44-63350
1f
  Camarillo CA
loss of control, torque roll, on go-around
SEA07LA037
2006 Dec 21
N251RM / 67-22579
none
  Rexburg, Id
undetermined loss of power
CHI05FA197
2005 Jul 26
N6327T / 44-74417
1f
  Malone WI
stall / spin
CHI05LA177
2005 Jul 09
N10607 / 44-74466
1s
  Tarkio MO
engine failure on takeoff
LAX06CA047
2005 Dec 07
N251BP / 44-84753
none
  Minden NV
hard landing, loss of control
CHI03LA074
2004 Apr 28
N93TF / 44-72922
1f
  Urbana IN
stall / spin
SEA03LA202
2003 Jul 03
N2869D / 44-84390
none
  Jerome ID
engine overheat
ATL01LA103
2001 Sep 06
N551CB / 45-11381
1m 1s
  Denver NC
engine failure - overheat
NRPT091900
2000 Sep 19
N20TF / 67-14866
none
  Sugarland TX
engine failure
LAX99FA311
1999 Sep 18
N57LR / 87-1002
1f
  Reno NV
structural failure during air race
HB-RCW_03SEP1998
1998 Sep 03
HB-RCW / 44-73027
2 fatal
  Erstfield Gothard Pass Switzerland
bad weather, stall during turn around in closed valley
F-AZFI_24JUL1998
1998 Jul 24
F-AZFI / 44-63788
2 fatal
  La Roche-surYon France
Loss of control during low level aerobatics
CHI97LA284
1997 Sep 06
N6345T / 44-63507
2f
  Monroe MI
collant leak / engine failure
ATL96LA046
1996 Feb 12
N551MR / 45-11453
1m
  Palm City FL
fuel starvation / bad carb adjustment
NYC95LA138
1995 Jul 02
N51KF / 45-11371
1f
  Malone NY
accelerated stall
LAX94LA361
1994 Sep 12
N51U / 44-74204
1f
  Reno NV
prop seal failure during air race
LAX95LA021
1994 Oct 28
N4451C / 44-74444
none
  Victorville CA
loss of control - crosswind landing
CHI95LA064
1994 Dec 29
N51TK / 44-63350
1m
  Round Lake IL
fuel stavation
LAX94LA178
1994 Apr 04
N1451D / 44-74446
none
  Chino CA
engine failure - crossed oil / coolant lines
CHI93LA294A
1993 Jul 28
N6327T / 44-74417
none
  Fond Du Lac WI
taxi collision
LAX93LA047
1992 Nov 21
N117E / 44-73832
1f
  Wellington NV
roll with insufficient altitude
NYC90DNA05
1990 Sep 29
N51U / 44-74204
2f
  Chatham MA
accelerated stall after low pass
FTW90DQG03
1990 Jun 23
N12700 / 44-72446
1f
  Abilene TX
stall - climbing turn
CHI90DER02
1990 Jul 18
N512ED / 44-74600
2f
  Mayer MN
undetermined
SEA90LA136
1990 Jul 14
NX51VC / 44-74502
none
  Seattle WA
vortex turbulence
FTW90DRA02
1990 Jan 24
N5483V / 44-73518
1s
  Galveston TX
fuel starvation / bad weather
FTW89DPA04
1989 Sep 06
N51VP / 44-73142
1f 1m
  Denton TX
engine failure - water in fuel
LAX89FA295
1989 Sep 02
N51MR / 44-73163
2s
  Mar Vista CA
low engine power
LAX90LA045A
1989 Dec 03
N5415V / 45-11553
none
  Van Nuys CA
taxi collistion w/ C-172
LAX89LA173
1989 Apr 25
N151D / 44-72777
none
  Travis AFB CA
gear unlocked / collapsed on landing
CHI89DET03
1989 Apr 11
N51TK / 44-63350
none
  Fort Wayne IN
loss of control - crosswind take off
NYC88DGT01
1988 Mar 07
N51WE / 44-11153
1f
  State College PA
engine problems, bad wx, rising terrain
CHI88LA021B
1987 Nov 07
N6341T / 44-74774
none
  Detroit MI
taxi collision w/ PA-28
CHI87DEM09
1987 Jun 26
N3278D / 44-73216
2f
  Ludington MI
non-recovery from low-altitude roll
MKC81FC020
1987 Jun 17
N5428V / 44-73264
2m/n
  Council Bluffs IA
ground loop - crosswind gusts to 40 knots
LAX87DVW01
1987 Apr 03
N1451D / 44-74446
1m
  Ashfork AZ
engine failure
LAX85LA392
1985 Sep 14
N10607 / 44-74466
none
  Reno NV
gusty crosswind during
N6175C_06SEP1985
1985 Sep 06
N6175C / 45-11558
  Van Nuys CA
unknown - crashed on takeoff
LAX85LA343
1985 Aug 06
N6175C / 45-11558
none
  Van Nuys CA
loss of control - take off
CHI85FA050
1984 Nov 17
N51JL / 44-73849
2f
  New Haven MI
low pass - hit wire
DEN84FA222
1984 Jul 15
N5449V / 44-73196
2f
  Carbondale CO
spin - aerobatics
CHI84LA275
1984 Jul 01
N21770 /
none
  Indianapolis IN
hard landing
LAX84LA441B
1984 Aug 18
N65206 / 44-74458
none
  Madera CA
landing roll collision
LAX83DA349
1982 Sep 18
N151DM / 44-72483
none
  Reno NV
engine failure during air race
LAX82DXQ13
1982 Sep 11
N51JW / 45-11546
2f
  Elko NV
roll with insufficient altitude
FTW83LA019
1982 Oct 23
N11T / 44-74425
2n
  Piedmont OK
engine failure
MIA81FA055
1981 Mar 24
N3451D / 44-75007
none
  N Tallahassee FL
mid-air collision during formation
DEN81FTC16
1981 Jun 06
N5471V / 45-11381
2m/n
  Casper WY
engine failure - land short of runway
LAX81FUQ01
1980 Oct 04
N51MP / 44-73027
2f
  Lancaster CA
Undetermined
LAX79FXQ37
1979 Sep 16
N7715C / 44-84961
1m/n
  Reno NV
engine failure during air race
MIA80FA019
1979 Dec 16
N7711C / 44-72936
2f
  Eufaula AL
low level aerobatics - bad weather
LAX79FUM25
1979 Aug 21
N332 / 44-74204
1f
  Nsalton City CA
structural failure - rudder
OAK78FXQ48
1978 Sep 16
N49WB / 44-64415
1m/n
  Reno NV
propeller failure during air race
SEA77FYE12
1977 Mar 19
N6526D / 44-73415
2f
  Olympia WA
loss of control - take off
I-BILL_03JUL1977
1977 Jul 03
I-BILL / 44-74694
1f
  Germany
?
LAX76FUQ42
1976 Jun 16
N69QF / 44-74756
1f
  Mojave CA
low-level roll, collided with ground
FTW76FQH03
1976 Aug 21
N38228 / 44-84660
2f
  Big Spring TX
stall / spin in traffic pattern
FTW76FQG31
1975 Oct 15
CF-USA / 44-74850
1f
  Carlsbad TX
loss of control - thunderstorm
FTW76FQG32
1975 Oct 15
N651D / 44-73857
2f
  Carlsbad TX
loss of control - thunderstorm
NYC75AN116
1975 Jun 08
N76AF / 44-74008
1f
  Edgartown MA
stall / spin aerobatics
NYC75AN046
1974 Oct 13
N5412V / 44-73586
1f
  Chatham PA
undetermined - IFR climb
OAK75FVM12
1974 Nov 10
N11T / 44-74425
3m/n
  Half Moon Bay CA
taxi collision
FTW74FQG17
1973 Sep 24
N2051D / 44-73454
1m/n
  Midland TX
ground loop - landing, gear collapse
IAD74FLJ16
1973 Sep 05
N2116 / 44-73990
  Yanceyville NC
engine failure - coolant pump - forced landing on road - struck car
DEN73AD049
1973 May 17
N5461V / 44-73210
1f
  Fort Collins CO
stall / spin - power loss
VH-IVI_11JUN1973
1973 Jun 11
VH-IVI / A68-119
1f
  South Windsor NSW Australia
Canopy broke loose in flight, aircraft crashed out of control
OAK73FVG65
1973 Jun 09
N2872D / 45-11620
2f
  Clearlake Oak CA
stall / spin after low pass
MIA73FKG68
1973 Apr 08
N469P / 44-73240
2f
  Atlanta GA
loss of control - crosswind landing, go around
MIA72FKH10
1972 Jun 03
N6303T / 44-63481
1f
  Indian Springs GA
structural failure
MIA73FKG54
1972 Dec 30
N9149R / 44-74441
2f
  Flowery Branch GA
stall / spin
LAX72FUG36
1971 Nov 26
N3333E / 44-63893
4m/n
  Chino CA
taxi collision
MIA71FKG87
1971 May 28
N469P / 44-73240
  Atlanta GA
Ground loop, nosed over
FTW71FPG43
1971 Mar 24
N6302T / 44-73216
2f
  Hot Springs AR
stall / spin - after power loss
LAX72FUQ15
1971 Aug 25
N511D / 44-74950
2f
  Palmdale CA
structural failure - aerobatics
OAK71FXQ16
1970 Sep 18
N79111 / 44-15651
1m/n
  Reno NV
engine failure during air race
FTW71FRG39
1970 Oct 23
N130JT / 44-74435
2s
  Rockport TX
misjudged landing - prop stuck in flat pitch
FTW70FRG56
1970 Jun 27
N6518D / 44-63872
1f
  Harlingen TX
Stall / spin during steep turn, fire
OAK71FVD05
1970 Aug 16
N5410V / 44-74996
1s 1m
  Concord CA
engine failure - traffic pattern
LAX70F0063
1969 Aug 02
N6320T / 44-74497
2m
  Lancaster CA
fuel starvation
DIA68F0188
1968 Mar 21
N3751D / 44-73206
1n
  Frederick MD
gear up landing
SEA69D0054
1968 Jul 07
N66111 / 44-12140
  Medford OR
Stall during takeoff
MIA69F0051
1968 Jul 05
N6311T / 44-73435
1m/n
  Daytona Beach FL
engine failure - low pass
MIA69F0111
1968 Aug 10
N6168C / 44-73704
1n
  Sarasota FL
carb problems - low power
CHI68F0740
1968 Apr 21
N2114 / 44-63634
1s 1m
  Springfiled IL
forced gear up landing, loss engine coolant, engine failure
CHI68F0341
1967 Sep 16
N251D / 44-74589
  Hastings MI
Bounced landing, hit short of threshold
NYC68F0133
1967 Sep 05
N5478V / 44-73574
  Pottstown PA
Hard landing, ran off runway impacted 2 parked aircraft
DEN68A0016
1967 Sep 03
N2871D / 45-11367
1f
  Minden NE
bad weather
CHI68F0229
1967 Sep 02
N6836C / 44-72767
2n
  Auburn IN
gear up landing
OAK68D0196
1967 Oct 29
N5466V / 44-74230
2n
  Fresno CA
gear up landing
FTW68A0050
1967 Nov 18
N12065 / 44-73428
1f
  Brownwood TX
landing, stall - spin, fire
MIA67F0550
1967 May 14
N6172C / 44-73454
1m
  Jacksonville FL
gear up landing
MIA68F0014
1967 Mar 16
N6175C / 45-11558
1m/n
  Cleremont GA
engine failure - at cruise
MKC67F0525
1967 Apr 06
N169MD / 44-74829
1s 1m
  Des Moines IA
engine failure - at night
CHI67D0667
1967 Apr 04
N6165U / 44-84634
1m/n
  Hartford WI
ground loop
N351D_18SEP1966
1966 Sep 18
N351D / 44-73483
?
  Eutawala AL
? forced landing
MIA67F0291
1966 Oct 02
N13410 / 44-63507
1m/n
  Chamblee GA
engine fire on final approach
CHI67F0113
1966 Mar 20
N2112 / 44-74756
4m/n
  Wheeling IL
take off run collision
MKC66F0415
1966 Feb 17
N5162N / 45-11540
1s
  Columbia MO
premature lift off - crashed on takeoff
OAK67F0258
1966 Aug 28
N6302T / 44-73216
none
  San Jose CA
taxi collision
CHI67F0183
1966 Aug 04
N6327T / 44-74417
3m/n
  Fort Wayne IN
taxi collision
NYC66A0117
1966 Apr 17
N551D / 45-11489
1 Fatal
  Lincoln VA
stall / spin
LAX66A0033
1965 Sep 25
N5151 / 44-74994
1f
  Boulder City NV
Stall / spin during landing approach
LAX66F0178
1965 Nov 04
N5480V / 44-73129
1m
  Santa Monica CA
ground loop - tailwheel failure
MIA66D0374
1965 May 01
N6153U / 44-63655
none
  Sta Teresa Nicaragua
engine failure - forced landing
N2251D_20JAN1965
1965 Jan 20
N2251D / 44-74427
none
  Myrtle Beach FL
engine failure - hard landing at airport
LAX65F0023
1965 Feb 23
N2871D / 45-11367
1m/n
  Goleta CA
ground loop - landing roll
DEN66D0099
1965 Aug 21
N6322T / 44-72990
2m/n
  Grand Junction CO
gear collapse - takeoff
OAK66F0057
1965 Aug 14
N469P / 44-73240
  Fresno CA
gear collapse on landing
MKC65F0121
1965 Apr 16
N6340T / 44-73149
none
  N Lexington MO
engine trouble - off airport landing
CHI65F0142
1965 Apr 11
N12065 / 44-73428
1m/n
  Madison WI
gear collapse - hard landing
N451D_02SEP1964
1964 Sep 02
N451D / 44-73260
none
  Kansas City MO
hard landing - nose over/down
N6162U_20OCT1964
1964 Oct 20
N6162U / 44-63649
none
  Corinto Nicaragua
engine failure - forced landing on water
N7715C_21NOV1964
1964 Nov 21
N7715C / 44-84961
none
  Enumclaw WA
engine failure - loss of oil - forced landing
N7724C_22JUN1964
1964 Jun 22
N7724C / 44-73206
none
  Opa Locke FL
gear extention failure
UNK061564
1964 Jun 15
N1451D / 44-74446
5f
  Roseburg OR
loss of control - bad weather
UNK061364
1964 Jun 13
N6170U / 44-73193
none
  Mateare Nicaragua
Engine failure - off airport belly landing
N6362T_28AUG1964
1964 Aug 28
N6362T / 44-84655
none
  Laporte IN
failed to extend gear on landing
UNK082364
1964 Aug 23
N8678E /
2f
  Torrance CA
stall / spin
G-ARUK_12APR1962
1962 Apr 12
G-ARUK / A68-113
1f
  Kallista Victoria Austalia
Crashed after flying into IMC (instrument meterological conditions)
G-ARKD_07SEP1961
1961 Sep 07
G-ARKD / A68-005
none
  Athens Greece
Fire while taxiing. Structural damage.
N550D_23JUL1960
1960 Jul 23
N550D / 44-73411
?
  Sarasota FL
? during test flight
N69X_01JAN1959
1959 Jan 01
N69X / 44-74836
  Dallas-Love Field
?
N6174C_03NOV1958
1958 Nov 03
N6174C / 44-72718
  Santa Monica CA
landing accident, cause unknown
NX4845N_05SEP1949
1949 Sep 05
NX4845N / 42-103757
3f
  Cleveland OH
crashed into home during air race
NX4814N_05SEP1947
1947 Sep 05
NX4814N / 42-103725
1m
  Cleveland OH
Engine failure during air race, crashed into trees (date circa)
NX4E_05sep1947
1947 Sep 05
NX4E / 42-83769
  Cleveland OH
Blown engine during Thompson air race, pilot bailed out.