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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 60444
Last updated: 14 November 2018
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Date:05-JUL-1979
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F111 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-111A
Owner/operator:430th TFS, 366th TFW, USAF (430th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 366th Tactical Fighter Wing, United States Air Force)
Registration: 67-0105
C/n / msn: A1-150
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nellis AFB ranges, Nevada -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Nellis AFB, Nevada
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed and destroyed 5 July 1979 on the Nellis ranges, Nevada, during exerecise "Red Flag '79". Both crew - Major Gary A. Mekash and Lt Col Eugene M. Soeder - were killed

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20170921070650/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/F_111/F-111.htm
http://www.f-111.net/t_no_A.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Flag_exercise#Incidents
http://htka.hu/static/cikkek/F-111/acftdata.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Feb-2013 16:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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