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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 208060
Last updated: 12 December 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic F4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas F-4D-31-MC Phantom II
Owner/operator:USAF (United States Air Force)
Registration: 66-7657
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rheinfeld -   Germany
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:ETAD
Destination airport:
F-4D Phantom II aircraft assigned to the 480th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 52nd Tactical Fighter Wing, Spangdahlem AB, Federal Republic of Germany, crashed in close proximity to the village of Rheinfeld, Federal Republic of Germany on 4 April 1978; both crew members were killed in the mishap


Responded to the crash site, also it's mentioned in McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II by William R. Peake, as well as in Joe Baugher's United States Aircraft Serial Numbers -


(c) Bob J Hobbs/NA3T

Revision history:

23-Mar-2018 09:33 zoomee007 Added
27-Jul-2019 18:50 harro Updated [Photo]

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