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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 82619
Last updated: 22 September 2019
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Date:04-AUG-1978
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas Phantom FGR2
Owner/operator:111 (Treble One) Squadron Royal Air Force (111 (Treble One) Sqn RAF)
Registration: XV403
C/n / msn: 2901
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea, 58 miles E of Aberdeen -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Leuchars (ADX/EGQL)
Destination airport:RAF Leuchars (ADX/EGDL)
Narrative:
Flew into the North Sea 58 miles off Aberdeen, Grampian during a practice intercept. Both crew - Pilot Captain Josh TALLENTIRE USMC and Navigator Flight Lieutenant Christopher Charles FERRIS RAF - did not eject and were killed

Capt Tallentire is interred in Arlington National Cemetery Arlington Arlington County Virginia, USA Plot: Memorial Section I

Sources:

1. http://web.archive.org/web/20171019205516/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/F-4_Phantom_RAF.htm
2. http://www.voy.com/130994/678.html
3. http://thephantomshrine.co.uk/hist.htm
4. http://www.ukserials.com/losses-1978.htm
5. https://www.findagrave.com/page=gr&GRid=23529590


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Nov-2010 11:55 ASN archive Added
07-Feb-2013 13:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Apr-2013 09:11 Nepa Updated [Operator]
04-Aug-2013 13:40 Nepa Updated [Operator]
08-Dec-2014 14:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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