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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 178402
Last updated: 12 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic F4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas F-4C Phantom
Owner/operator:92nd TFSqn /81st TFWg USAF (92nd TFSqn /81st Tactical Fighter Wingg United States Air Force)
Registration: 64-0874
C/n / msn: 1262
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Selby, North Yorkshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Bentwaters, Suffolk
Destination airport:
On 5/2/1969 two F-4C-24-MC Phantoms of 92nd TFS, 81st TFW, USAF collided in mid air over Humberside, East Yorkshire. One aircraft (64-0874) came come near Selby, North Yorkshire, and the other (64-0873, also from the 92nd TFS, 81st TFW, USAF) came down near RAF Lindholme. All four crew (two in each aircraft) ejected safely.

The two "back seaters" in each aircraft have not yet been identified, but the two pilots involved were Lt.Col D. T. Lynch, and Captain A. E. Sultan. Both ejected safely, although it is not yet clear which pilot was in which aircraft.



Revision history:

08-Aug-2015 00:59 Dr. John Smith Added
12-Jun-2020 15:59 AlLach Updated [Operator, Source, Operator]

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