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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 152850
Last updated: 23 November 2019
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Date:08-JAN-1971
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F111 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-111A
Owner/operator:General Dynamics
Registration: 68-0283
C/n / msn: B1-55
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:3 mi NNE of Mandeville, TX -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Carswell AFB, Fort Worth, TX
Narrative:
Aircraft was on an acceptance test flight from the General Dynamics Plant in Fort Worth. Crashed three miles northeast of Mandeville. Capsule with crews remains was not found until the beginning of February (Tuesday 2nd), three weeks after the loss. Both crew - LT COL Bruce D. Stocks (pilot) and Major Billy C. Gentry (WSO) - were killed.

Sources:

http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1968.html
http://web.archive.org/web/20170921070650/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/F_111/F-111.htm
http://web.archive.org/web/20160304184104/http://fb-111a.net/memorial.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Jan-2013 13:34 Dr. John Smith Added
16-Nov-2014 16:55 Anon. Updated [Embed code]
12-Aug-2015 14:12 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Embed code, Narrative]
31-Jul-2018 15:49 j155 Updated [Narrative]

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