Accident Fairchild-Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II 78-0723, 09 Feb 1985
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56150
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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 USAF (354th Tactical Fighter Wingg United States Air Force)
Registration: 78-0723
MSN: A10-0343
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Oak Creek Canyon, Sedona, 30 miles south of Flagstaff, Arizona -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ (DMA/KDMA)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
An armed USAF Fairchild-Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II, 78-0723, crashed into a cliff in Oak Creek Canyon, just north of Sedona, Arizona (30 miles south of Flagstaff) during a morning rainstorm. A military demolitions crew was sent in to recover unexploded munitions and the canyon was closed to traffic for several days. The lone pilot, attached to the 354th Tactical Fighter Wing at Myrtle Beach Air Force Base, South Carolina, was killed



Revision history:

03-Jun-2014 01:21 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Mar-2021 17:56 King T. Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Operator]

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