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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56355
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Type:Silhouette image of generic A7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vought A-7E Corsair II
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Registration: 160738
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Indian Ocean -   Philippines
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:USS Independence (CVA-62)
Destination airport:
Crashed in sea after took off from carrier. Lt Cmdr Gregory Allen Engel rescued minor injured.


New Straits times 27 December 1984, p15

Revision history:

21-Feb-2019 16:34 TB Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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