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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 185998
Last updated: 12 June 2019
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Date:12-JAN-1977
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman EA-6A Intruder
Owner/operator:VMCJ-2, US Marine Corps
Registration: 149477
C/n / msn: I-6
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:MCAS Cherry Point, Havelock, North Carolina -   United States of America
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Military
Departure airport:MCAS Cherry Point, Havelock, North Carolina (NKT/KNKT)
Destination airport:MCAS Cherry Point, Havelock, North Carolina (NKT/KNKT)
Narrative:
A-6A Intruder BuNo. 149477/'CY-04' of VMCJ-2, US Marine Corps. Written off (damaged beyond repair) on January 12, 1977 in an accident (reportedly Lost engine bay door in flight). Aircraft landed safely at MCAS Cherry Point, Havelock, North Carolina. Crew did not eject, but egressed from the aircraft via ladders. Scrapped at MCAS Cherry Point in 1980

NOTE: Not clear is January 12, 1977 was the date of the accident or the date that the aircraft was struck off charge. Aircraft expended as a target at a bombing range in eastern North Carolina from 1980.

Sources:

1. http://www.joebaugher.com/navy_serials/thirdseries18.html
2. http://web.archive.org/web/20180422222159/http://www.millionmonkeytheater.com/A-6.html
3. http://web.archive.org/web/20171103001143/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/aircraft_by_type/a6_prowler.htm
4. http://www.mcara.us/EA-6A_history.html


Revision history:

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29-Mar-2016 19:05 Dr.John Smith Added

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