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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56360
Last updated: 20 November 2019
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Date:21-AUG-1984
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vought A-7E Corsair II
Owner/operator:VA-56 US Navy
Registration: 157495
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:South China Sea -
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The accident occured on the USS Midway aircraft carrier.
On August 21, 1984, in the South China Sea, despite a wave off due to a pitching deck & low fuel state, this aircraft hit the ramp & the pilot was killed.

Sources:

http://www.midwaysailor.com/midway1980/corsaircrash.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Aug-2018 19:59 j155 Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Source]
09-Mar-2019 14:04 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]

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