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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 82588
Last updated: 28 May 2019
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Date:18-FEB-1972
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, VF-92
Registration: 157266
C/n / msn: 3713
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gulf of Tonkin, off North Vetnam -   Vietnam
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:USS Constellation
Destination airport:USS Constellation
Narrative:
Hit by AAA during pull‑up from attack run in southern Laos. Hydraulics failed on approach to carrier USS Constellation, and aircraft crashed into the Gulf of Tonkin, 75 miles North-East of DMZ, North Vietnam

Pilot Lt. Bruce Phillip Rowe killed; RIO Lt.JG D. L. Spence ejected and was rescued

Sources:

http://thephantomshrine.co.uk/Databases/f4-serials.txt
http://web.archive.org/web/20170531092840/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/1972.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Nov-2010 11:55 ASN archive Added
18-Nov-2011 17:16 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Mar-2013 19:28 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]

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