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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 191808
Last updated: 26 June 2017
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Date:24-AUG-1989
Time:2:30pm
Type:Silhouette image of generic V10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American Rockwell OV-10 Bronco
Owner/operator:USMC
Registration: 155485
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Aircraft missing
Location:unknown -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Camp Pendleton
Destination airport:Camp Pendleton
Narrative:
The plane was reported missing as failing to return to base at 2:30pm (took off around 11:30 am). Several days later the names of the missing pilot and observer were released. Capt. Sergio R. Vivaldi & 1st Lt. Joel H. Piehl respectively.

Sources:

DOD records on Mooseroots- Peacetime Casualties (with death dates of Sep 9, 1989). Serial# from ejection history. Story of missing plane & pilots from Los Angeles Times "Marine Corps Identifies Pilot of Missing Aircraft" Aug 29, 1989.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Dec-2016 09:25 Rodger Asai Added

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