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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56201
Last updated: 19 February 2020
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Date:28-DEC-1988
Time:11:57
Type:Silhouette image of generic A7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vought A-7D Corsair II
Owner/operator:USAF (United States Air Force)
Registration: 71-0363
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Melrose Range, New Mexico -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:KABQ
Destination airport:KABQ
Narrative:
Right wing structurally failed in flight,
right wing broke of the aircraft as the jet was beginning a Low angle strafe pass.

170 feet AGL, 500 Knots IAS at 3.8 Gs

Sources:

The Pilot, me!


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Feb-2009 12:17 Junior Updated
18-Jul-2011 06:41 Anon. Updated [Location, Narrative]

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