ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153003
Last updated: 29 March 2017
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Narrative:Crashed and substantially damaged on 25 March 1981, on take off from RAF Fairford. Aircraft activated the "stall warning horn" during the take off/initial climb phase, and the pilot elected to abort the take off. The aircraft ran off the end of the runway and continued for another 400 feet.
General Dynamics F-111E
|Owner/operator:||56th TFS, 20th TFW, USAF|
|C/n / msn:|| A1-251/E-92|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire -
|Phase:|| Take off|
|Departure airport:||RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire|
|Destination airport:||RAF Upper Heyford, Oxfordshire|
Pilot - 1st Lt Timothy Collins and WSO, Capt. Robert N. Miglin - both survived. Aircraft sent to USA. for repair/rebuild.
Repaired/rebuilt on the General Dynamics Phoenix Arizona, assembly line. The forward section of s/n 65-5706 (ex-F-111A) and aft section of 68-0082 were mated together to create a new aircraft, which took the identity of 68-0082. After rebuild, returned to service with the 20th TFW at RAF Upper Heyford, Oxfordshire, UK by 1983
Retired to AMARC 11 December 1995. Still on AMARC inventory January 15, 2008
www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/F_111/F-111.htm http://www.raf-upper-heyford.org/Mishaps/Mishap_Report_68-082.jpg http://www.f-111.net/t_no_E.htm http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1968.html http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/photo/000509707L.html
||Dr. John Smith
||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Time, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]|