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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 57861
Last updated: 20 October 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic F4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas F-4D Phantom II
Owner/operator:56th TFW USAF (56th Tactical Fighter Wing United States Air Force)
Registration: 65-0685
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gulf of Mexico, near Sarasota, Florida * -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:MacDill AFB (KMCF)
Destination airport:
F-4D Phantom II 56th TFW, USAF operating out of MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa. Taking part in a four ship exercise, crashed into the Gulf of Mexico near Sarasota, Florida on July 16 1980. Both crew - Student Pilot Captain Tom Perry,27 and Instructor Pilot Colonel Bruce McLennan, 45 - ejected

* LOCATION: Other source states crash site at Avon Park Range, FL.

- Jan van Waarde, US Military A/C mishaps 1950-2004

Revision history:

10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
07-Feb-2013 14:40 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Feb-2013 14:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Narrative]
18-Aug-2013 09:58 Uli Elch Updated [Registration, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Jun-2015 15:32 Quentin Updated [Operator]

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