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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 82554
Last updated: 3 September 2019
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Date:15-MAY-1977
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas F-4J Phantom II
Owner/operator:US Navy
Registration: 157280
C/n / msn: 3800
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Unknown, o/b USS Independence -
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:USS Independence
Narrative:
Hit ramp during night landing, rolled off deck into sea.
2 killed. Aircraft got back airborne, but lost right landing gear, right wingtip and tail hook. Tried to land using barricade, but was too fast, Tore through barricade, rolled off angle deck, lost pilot and RIO. I was there and saw it.

Sources:

Scramble


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Nov-2010 11:55 ASN archive Added
18-Aug-2013 17:33 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Narrative]
09-Aug-2016 07:51 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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