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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 185806
Last updated: 24 November 2019
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Date:13-JAN-1986
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman F-14A Tomcat
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Registration: 159846
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:SoCal Operating area -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:USS Enterprise
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Aircraft recovered aboard USS Enterprise to begin a WESTPAC deployment. In the process of shutting down the aircraft and deplaning, the ejection seats were inadvertently initiated while neither aircrew were buckled into their seat. MODEX was NH205, BuNo 159846 (Aircraft was lost the next month in a separate accident)

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20171104052039/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/f-14.htm
Witness, USS Enterprise 1986


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Mar-2016 09:31 cascadian Added
24-Jun-2017 16:20 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport]

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