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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153168
Last updated: 10 April 2019
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Date:26-NOV-1965
Time:night
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 Navy (USN), VF-74
Registration: 150410
C/n / msn: 196
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Atlantic, off USS Forrestal (CVA-59) -   Atlantic Ocean
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:USS Forrestal (CV-59)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Stalled during night launch and crashed into the sea off the port bow of the USS Forrestal. Both crew killed. Carrier was in the North Atlantic, en route to the Mediterranean

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20171115212455/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/F-4_PHANTOM_USA/f4_phantom_US_1959-1965.htm
http://www.joebaugher.com/navy_serials/thirdseries19.html
https://www.navysite.de/cruisebooks/cv59-66/index.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Feb-2013 12:55 Dr. John Smith Added
10-Jun-2013 18:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location]
16-Jun-2016 14:56 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Operator, Narrative]

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