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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 221508
Last updated: 25 April 2019
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Date:22-OCT-1973
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vought A-7A Corsair II
Owner/operator:United States Marine Corps (USMC)
Registration: 153204
C/n / msn: A-113
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:off southern Japan -   Japan
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:carrier USS Midway
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Two USMC jets collided and crashed into sea. Two pilot killed. Rescue helicopter also crashed and five missing.

Sources:

New Straits Times 25 October 1973, p20
Scramble


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Feb-2019 18:43 TB Added
03-Feb-2019 18:59 TB Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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