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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 141849
Last updated: 29 December 2019
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Date:16-JUN-1973
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, 474th TFW, USAF (430th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 474th Tactical Fighter Wing, United States Air Force)
Registration: 67-0111
C/n / msn: A1-156
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Plain of Jars, Laos -   Laos
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Takhli RTAFB, Thailand
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft was delivered to the USAF on 18 July 1969. Crashed June 16, 1973: the seventh (and final) combat loss under the Constant Guard V/Linebacker II deployment, it crashed and was destroyed at the Plain of Jars in Cambodia. The crash was a result of a mid-air collision with 67-0094. Both aircraft were accomplishing radar bomb runs against the same target in Cambodia, and were vectored together by airborne radar controllers. The crew of 67-0111 ejected and were recovered. 67-0094 lost 4.5 feet of its wing, but landed safely at Uborn RTAFB.

Sources:

[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1967.htm]l
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/Plain_of_Jars


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Jan-2012 08:50 Uli Elch Added
30-Jan-2013 15:22 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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