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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 77213
Last updated: 16 August 2019
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Date:02-JAN-1981
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman A-6E Intruder
Owner/operator:VMAT(AW)-202, US Marine Corps
Registration: 155633
C/n / msn: I-388
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Dare County Navy Bombing Range, West of Mateo, North Carolina -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:MCAS Cherry Point, Havelock, North Carolina (NKT/KNKT)
Destination airport:MCAS Cherry Point, Havelock, North Carolina (NKT/KNKT)
Narrative:
A-6E Intruder BuNo. 155633/'KC-05' of VMAT(AW)-202, US Marine Corps, based at MCAS Cherry Point. Havelock, North Carolina. Destroyed January 2, 1981 when crashed during routine training flight at the Dare County Bombing Range, West of Mateo, North Carolina.

Both crew - 1st Lt Christopher Kline "Chris" Taylor (pilot) and Captain Douglas Doran (Bombardier/Navigator) - were killed.

Sources:

1. http://web.archive.org/web/20180422222159/http://www.millionmonkeytheater.com/A-6.html
2. http://www.joebaugher.com/navy_serials/thirdseries19.html
3. http://web.archive.org/web/20171103001143/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/aircraft_by_type/a6_prowler.htm
4. https://www.findagrave.com/page=gr&GRid=33717282


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Nov--0001 00:00 ASN Archive
31-Mar-2016 17:10 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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