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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 59904
Last updated: 28 March 2020
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Date:07-OCT-1974
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas F-4D Phantom II
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 66-7572
C/n / msn: 2118
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Joellenbeck, near Bielefeld -   Germany
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:EDAD
Destination airport:EDAD
Narrative:
Crashed. Crew named as 1st Lt. R. H. Oelfke (pilot) and MAJ R. A. Zang (navigator).
Civilian casualties were a woman and a 2 years old child. The Phantom crashed on their small house, in a working-class neighbourhood.

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20170818203747/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/project/year_pages/1974.htm#oct
New Straits Times 9 October 1974, p1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-May-2009 11:21 zerocinquanta Added
15-Nov-2011 20:26 Dr. John Smith Updated [Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Nov-2011 06:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Source]
14-Jun-2012 03:02 kvogt Updated [Date, Narrative]
14-Jun-2012 03:03 Anon. Updated [Date]
25-Aug-2013 20:28 Uli Elch Updated [Narrative]
11-Jan-2014 20:07 john tinghoffer Updated [Source, Narrative]
10-Aug-2015 10:41 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
06-Feb-2019 15:19 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
24-May-2019 19:46 Bill Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport]
24-May-2019 19:49 Anon. Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport]

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