Accident Grumman TF-9J Cougar 147293, 14 Jan 1968
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Type:Grumman TF-9J Cougar
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Registration: 147293
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:2 mi N of NAS Kingsville, TX -   United States of America
Departure airport:NAS Kingsville, TX/VT-22
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Both crew ejected after radioed a fire had broken out. Instructor Lt George P. Kroyer landed safely. Student pilot Lt J.G. Beverly Thomas Richardson, Jr (24) killed when parachute failed to open.


The Victoria Advocat 15 January 1968, p9/16 JAN 1968, p5

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19-Jan-2022 15:09 TB Added
24-Jan-2022 14:16 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]

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