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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 60369
Last updated: 13 July 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic F15 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 79-0058
C/n / msn: 603/C127
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gulf of Mexico -   Atlantic Ocean
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Loss of control accident. Pilot Capt Jon Counsell ejected at Mach 1.14 following G-induced loss of conscousness on his first solo flight and suffered serious injuries. He was recovered after 2,5 hours in the water. It was 3,5 years before he was fully recovered and allowed back in an Eagle.


Scramble 263
Flight International 16-22 August 1995
AFM June 2001, p78

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Revision history:

23-Jan-2011 09:11 harro Updated [Total fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
06-Oct-2019 09:12 TB Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]

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