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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140019
Last updated: 23 May 2017
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Date:09-FEB-1972
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic V10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American Rockwell OV-10A Bronco
Owner/operator:VAL-4, US Navy
Registration: 155461
C/n / msn: 305-72
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:into Sea off Binh Thuy, South Vietnam -   Vietnam
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Binh Thuy, South Vietnam
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Flew into the sea off the coast of South Vietnam, crashed at sea while spotting on a naval gunfire support mission, possibly due to pilot error, and was destroyed. Pilot - Lt Robert Edward Lutz- was KIA: co-pilot - 1st Lt Eugene Brindle - ejected and survived the crash

Sources:

http://www.blackpony.org/memorial.html
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=43069134
http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/OV_10_BRONCO.htm
http://www.joebaugher.com/navy_serials/thirdseries19.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Nov-2011 11:01 Dr. John Smith Added
23-Nov-2011 12:22 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]

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