ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 60430
Last updated: 29 August 2014
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Date:20-JUL-1990
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F111 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-111E
Owner/operator:55th TFS, 20th TFS, USAF
Registration: 68-0066
C/n / msn: A1-235/E-55
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Incirlik Air Base, 5 miles east of Adana -   Turkey
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Incirlik, AB, Turkey (LTAG)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed and destroyed July 20, 1990 at Incirlik Air Base, (LTAG) 5 miles east of Adana,Turkey. Crew sensed smoke in cockpit; in efforts to remedy the problem, they switched off the yaw / pitch dampers and central air data computer system, causing a stall and loss of control. Both crew - Captain R Travis (pilot) and Captain R Basak (WSO) - ejected safely.

Sources:
http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/F_111/F-111.htm
http://www.f-111.net/t_no_E.htm
http://www.planepictures.net/netshow.php?id=815200
http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1968.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Incirlik_AB


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Jul-2011 08:35 89.204.153.218 Updated [Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
04-Feb-2013 14:37 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
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