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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153179
Last updated: 25 April 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic F4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas F-4H-1 Phantom II
Owner/operator:VF-121, US Navy
Registration: 149425
C/n / msn: 142
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Point Mugu Ranges, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:NAS Point Mugu, CA
Destination airport:
F4H‑1 BuAer No 149425 'F 111' of VF‑121, US Navy at Point Mugu.(First service F‑4 loss). Written off May 3 1962 when fuel nozzle failed, due to loose lock nut; aircraft caught fire and crashed at Point Mugu ranges, CA, USA

Both crew - Commander. M. M. Casey Jr (pilot) and Lt. Cdr. E. G. Montmarquet (RIO) - ejected safely. Wreckage taken to Point Mugu Naval Missile Station following the accident for investigation


Revision history:

08-Feb-2013 19:22 Dr. John Smith Added
08-Feb-2013 19:23 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Narrative]

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