ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 77556
Last updated: 1 September 2014
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Date:19-MAR-1991
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HAR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas AV-8B-7-MC Harrier II
Owner/operator:VMA-331 / USMC
Registration: 162743
C/n / msn: 512063/060
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Red Sea -   Saudi Arabia
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:USS Nassau
Destination airport:USS Nassau
Narrative:
Hit water on final approach to the USS Nassau (LHA-4) at night. Crashed into the Red Sea. Pilot ejected and was recovered back to the carrier.

Sources:
Scramble
http://www.joebaugher.com/navy_serials/thirdseries21.html
Flight International 13-19 May 1992
http://www.sci.fi/~fta/Day-4475.htm (Day 62)
http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/1991.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Nov--0001 00:00 ASN Archive
24-Oct-2010 14:45 harro Updated [Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
17-Aug-2011 00:10 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
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