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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56244
Last updated: 15 February 2020
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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: 71-0348
C/n / msn: Sandy 1
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Simpson, LA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:KAEX
Destination airport:KAEX
Engine failure beginning with 5th stage comnpressor blade loss and cumulative shredding of subsequent compressor stages occurred while exiting low-level route. Ejection occurred at 800 feet AGL and 230 knots.


The incident pilot

Revision history:

05-Mar-2013 00:10 jFarkle Updated [Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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