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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 82552
Last updated: 5 October 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic F4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas F-4J Phantom II
Owner/operator:VF-191, US Navy
Registration: 153817
C/n / msn: 2115
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:USS Coral Sea (CV-43), in Western Pacific Ocean -   Pacific Ocean
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:USS Coral Sea (CV-43)
Destination airport:
F-4J Phantom tail code 'NL 101' of VF‑191 on board the USS Coral Sea (CV-43). Engine caught fire after ingesting FOD and crashed in sea during night launch. Both crew members - Lt. (JG) C.F.Bednash and Cdr. A. Moore - ejected safely.

Carrier was deployed in the Western Pacific ocean at the time of the crash.

Sources: [Scramble 260]\

Revision history:

14-Nov-2010 11:55 ASN archive Added
29-Nov-2011 15:36 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Feb-2013 13:01 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Country, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Aug-2013 18:01 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Narrative]

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