Accident Fairchild-Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II 78-0663,
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Date:Tuesday 15 November 1988
Type:Silhouette image of generic A10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Fairchild-Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II
Owner/operator:354th TFWg /355th FSqn USAF
Registration: 78-0663
MSN: A10-0283
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Poinsett Range, SC -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed.Pilot had just completed a gun run and theory was he was looking over his shoulder to monitor his wingman. Failed to properly monitor his flight path and flew into ground. Callsign of pilot was "Torch" A nice guy and a good pilot.


Scramble 249

Revision history:

01-Jul-2012 12:10 harro Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
12-Feb-2015 20:12 Griff6 Updated [Operator, Phase, Narrative]
29-May-2019 17:16 Anon. Updated [Operator]
25-Dec-2019 12:04 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Operator]
23-Feb-2021 22:14 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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