Mid-air collision Incident Fairchild-Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II 80-0227, 18 May 1994
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Time:10:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Fairchild-Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II
Owner/operator:103rd FS, 111th FG, Pennsylvania ANG, USAF (103rd Fighter Squadron, 111th FG, Pennsylvania ANG, United States Air Force)
Registration: 80-0227
MSN: A10-0577
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Fort Indiantown Gap, 20 miles NE of Harrisburg, Lebanon County, PA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:NASJRB Willow Grove (NXX/KNXX)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
On Wednesday 18th May 1994 at 10:00 local time, USAF A-10A Thunderbolt II 80-0227/PA of the 103rd FS, 111th Fighter Group, Pennsylvania Air National Guard was destroyed in a Mid-air collision with A-10A 81-0940 during training mission over bombing ranges at Fort Indiantown Gap about 20 miles north east of Harrisburg, Lebanon County, Pensylvania. Pilot ejected

The two pilots that ejected were Lieutenant Colonel Terrance D. Hobbs, 47, and Lieutenant Colonel Thomas A. Essig, 42, Shaw AFB. The latter was evaluating ANG pilots when the collision occurred. However it is not clear which pilot was in which aircraft.


1. http://web.archive.org/web/20171019033444/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/A-10_Thunderbolt_II.htm
2. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1980.html

Revision history:

09-Dec-2013 22:29 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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