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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 77330
Last updated: 28 August 2019
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Date:30-AUG-1976
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HAR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Siddeley AV-8A Harrier
Owner/operator:VMA-513 / USMC
Registration: 158974
C/n / msn: 712135
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:MCAS Iwakuni, Yamaguchi Prefecture -   Japan
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:MCAS Iwanuki, Japan (RJOI)
Narrative:
Ran out of fuel on approach to MCAS Iwakuni, Japan at co ordinates 3408′42″N, 13214′39″E and crashed just south of the runway.

Pilot - Capt. A. A. Decandia - ejected safely.

Sources:

https://forum.keypublishing.com/showthread.php?43214-Accident-Report-US-military-accidents-in-1972-to-2000-in-Okinawa-Japan
http://www.joebaugher.com/navy_serials/thirdseries20.html
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/project/year_pages/1976.htm]
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marine_Corps_Air_Station_Iwakuni


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Nov--0001 00:00 ASN Archive
18-Aug-2011 22:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Aug-2011 23:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]

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