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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 57886
Last updated: 10 November 2019
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Date:25-APR-1980
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas RF-4B Phantom II
Owner/operator:VMFP-3, USMC
Registration: 151975
C/n / msn: 671
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mesquite, Texas -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed on 25 April 1980 near Mesquite, Texas. Collided with another RF-4B (BuNo 151983) in dense clouds. Both crew members ejected safely, the other RF-4B (BuNo 151983) landed safely.

Crew later named as Capt. M. S. Fagan and Lt. Col. B. B. Sperry

Sources:

http://www.aircraftprofiles.dk/wp-content/Files/RF-4B%20Phantom%20-%20Jan%20van%20Waarde%202009.pdf
http://web.archive.org/web/20170421194431/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/1980.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
20-Nov-2011 19:42 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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