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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56679
Last updated: 1 December 2019
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Date:26-MAY-1986
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vought A-7P Corsair II
Owner/operator:Força Aérea Portuguesa
Registration: 5535
C/n / msn: A-150/P-035
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pocariça -   Portugal
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:BA5 Monte Real (LPMR)
Narrative:
Collided with 5543 during radar approaches when wings touched in thick clouds. Pilot Maj Armando Teixeira Marques killed. One woman on the ground was killed.

Sources:

Flight International 16 May 1987, p39
https://apnews.com/121b200c225746e293ec9f41aafc4233
http://pilnavtuna.blogspot.com/2010/04/in-memoriam-em-memoria-de-todos-os.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 03:40 harro Updated
11-Jun-2013 15:31 TB Updated [Cn, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Aug-2014 10:43 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
22-Nov-2014 19:48 TB Updated [Location]
22-Nov-2014 20:05 TB Updated [Location]

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