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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 77551
Last updated: 15 June 2019
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Date:17-JAN-1986
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HAR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas AV-8B-6-MC Harrier II
Owner/operator:VMA-231 / USMC
Registration: 162724
C/n / msn: 512044/041
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Yuma Range, Arizona -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:MCAS Yuma, AZ
Destination airport:
Narrative:
AV-8C Harrier II 162724 (VMA-231) crashed on Yuma Range, Arizona, on January 17, 1986 following bird strike: pilot ejected safely

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20121118000509/http://www.scramble.nl:80/sb.htm
http://www.joebaugher.com/navy_serials/thirdseries21.html
http://web.archive.org/web/20170421194614/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/1986.htm
http://www.harrier.org.uk/history/AV8BPROD.PDF


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Nov--0001 00:00 ASN Archive
24-Aug-2011 22:21 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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