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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55919
Last updated: 5 February 2020
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Date:24-APR-1996
Time:afternoon
Type:Silhouette image of generic F4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas F-4F Phantom II
Owner/operator:JG 71 Luftwaffe
Registration: 38+59
C/n / msn: 4772
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Baltrum -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Helgoland AB
Destination airport:Rheine-Hopsten AB
Narrative:
Crashed into North Sea near the small island of Baltrum; pilot (OLt, 28) and WSO (Hptm, 29) ejected to safety after fire brocke out in front of the cockpit, which could't extinguished by the crew.

Sources:

Flight International 4-10 June 1997
http://web.archive.org/web/20170421194255/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/1969.htm
Hamburger Abendblatt 25.4.1996


Images:

Photo of 38+59 courtesy AirHistory.net


Fairford (EGVA / FFD)
July 1993; (c) Fred Willemsen

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Mar-2011 15:48 harro Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
27-May-2011 16:14 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
31-Dec-2019 22:07 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Operator]
03-Feb-2020 10:14 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Source]
05-Feb-2020 20:09 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]

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