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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 82588
Last updated: 10 February 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-92 US Navy
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
Departure airport:USS Constellation
Destination airport:USS Constellation
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


Revision history:

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]
10-Feb-2020 11:20 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Operator]

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