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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 66579
Last updated: 26 April 2019
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Date:23-JUL-2009
Time:08:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom II
Owner/operator:Türk Hava Kuvvetleri
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Misirdere/Malatya -   Turkey
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Malatya-Erhac AB (LTCC)
Destination airport:LTCC
Narrative:
Crashed after take-off during training flight. Both pilots ejected safely.

According to Yazıhan Mayor Ali Kaya, the plane crashed after it lost its fuel tank. Witnesses told the Doğan news agency that the plane was in flames while it was losing altitude. The cause of the crash will be determined after an investigation.

Sources:

http://www.skysunhaber.com/haber.php?id=6274
http://web.archive.org/web/20170421194310/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/2009.htm
http://edition.presstv.ir/detail/101442.html
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.turkishny.com/old/en/english-news/12106-two-pilots-survive-military-plane-crash-in-turkey.html]
https://www.tapatalk.com/groups/worldarmedforcesforum/turkish-f-4-phantom-crashes-pilots-survive-t183955-s24967785580.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Jul-2009 01:09 skysun Added
23-Jul-2009 01:10 harro Updated
23-Jul-2009 09:23 skysun Updated
29-Oct-2011 21:35 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Nov-2014 19:54 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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