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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 219862
Last updated: 12 November 2019
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Date:07-FEB-1973
Time:20:13
Type:Silhouette image of generic A7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vought A-7E Corsair II
Owner/operator:US Navy
Registration: 157539
C/n / msn: E262
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:10
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Alameda,CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Lemoore NAS
Destination airport:Sacramento
Narrative:
Pilot lost control of his aircraft and crashed into a four story apartment building.

Sources:

British pathe
https://www.britishpathe.com/video/VLVA960VDM25B90L3H16ZSY1TWBLD-UNITED-STATES-FIREMEN-FIGHT-FIRE-AND-SEARCH-FOR-BODIES-IN-RUBBLE/query/Crash


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Dec-2018 16:48 Cobar Added
22-Dec-2018 16:50 harro Updated [Aircraft type]

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