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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 10080
Last updated: 18 June 2019
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Date:06-JUN-1971
Time:17:11
Type:Silhouette image of generic F4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas F-4B Phantom II
Owner/operator:US Marine Corps - USMC
Registration: 151458
C/n / msn: 497
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:49
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Duarte, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:MCAS El Toro, CA
Narrative:
Collided in midair with DC-9 N9345 of Hughes Air West near Duarte, CA.
Both aircraft crashed, killing all 49 occupants of the DC-9 and pilot of F-4 (whose canopy would not jettison). Navigator of F-4 ejected safely.

otr c/f-crew of usmc458 failed to req rarad svc,tinop.Otr c/f incl very high closure rate btn acft

Sources:

NTSB
- JF Baugher


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2008 12:00 ASN archive Added
31-Mar-2013 10:30 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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