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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 185424
Last updated: 8 December 2019
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Date:02-MAR-1966
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman A-6A Intruder
Owner/operator:VA-75, US Navy
Registration: 151586
C/n / msn: I-68
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:NAS Oceana, Virginia Beach, Virginia -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:NAS Oceana, Virginia Beach, VA (NTU/KNTU)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Written off (destroyed) March 2 1966: Wings not locked during take off from NAS Oceana, Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA. Left wing folded at about 120 feet altitude, 110 knots. Aircraft Nosed up and flipped over on take off. The pilot - Lt J. W. Febel - flying solo, ejected through the aircraft's canopy outside of ejection envelope. Serious injuries sustained

Sources:

1. http://web.archive.org/web/20171103001143/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/aircraft_by_type/a6_prowler.htm
2. http://www.joebaugher.com/navy_serials/thirdseries19.html
3. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.millionmonkeytheater.com/a6pics/151586.jpg]


Revision history:

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15-Mar-2016 01:08 Dr.John Smith Added

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