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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 82568
Last updated: 22 October 2019
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Date:01-DEC-1978
Time:09:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom II
Owner/operator:414th FW Sqn USAF (414th Fighter Wing Squadron United States Air Force)
Registration: 63-7649
C/n / msn: 754
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Ash Springs, approx. 40 miles SE of Rachel, Nevada -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Nellis AFB (KLSV)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
USAF F-4E Phantom II crashed near Ash Springs, approx. 40 miles SE of Rachel, Nevada. Both crew ejected safely.

Crew later named as MAJ Michael W. "Nort" Nelson (pilot) who was command ejected, and instructor pilot Capt. Clarence Richard "Dick" Anderegg, who initiated the ejection of both crew from the jet

Sources:

http://www.rachel-nevada.com/rachel_history.html#RTFToC8
http://web.archive.org/web/20170421194139/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/1978.htm
http://www.thephantomshrine.co.uk/Databases/f4-serials.txt
http://www.check-six.com/lib/Drinks/JeremiahWeed.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Nov-2010 11:55 ASN archive Added
20-Nov-2011 18:52 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Nov-2011 13:12 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]
20-Jan-2012 13:09 Anon. Updated [Operator]
18-Aug-2013 17:38 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Narrative]
01-Dec-2017 14:50 Check-Six Updated [Source]

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