ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56107
Last updated: 21 October 2014
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Date:09-JAN-1981
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild-Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II
Owner/operator:81st TFW, USAF
Registration: 77-0258
C/n / msn: A10-0183
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea, off Donna Nook, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Woodbridge, Suffolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A-10A 77-0258 of the 81st TFW USAF: crashed 9/1/1981 into the North Sea off the Donna Nook Ranges, Lincolnshire. The aircraft was climbing out after a strafing run, when it turned on it's back and dived in to the water. The pilot was killed.

Sources:
1. http://warthogaircraftdatabase.blogspot.co.uk/2009/04/fy-1977-aircraft.html
2. http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1982/1982%20-%200081.html
3. http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/A-10_Thunderbolt_II.htm
4. http://www.bcar.org.uk/1980s-incident-logs#1981
5. http://www.flugzeugforum.de/usafe-crashes-66841-5.html
6. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1977.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Jan-2009 11:15 harro Updated
04-Jun-2013 19:03 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
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