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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 84870
Last updated: 19 May 2020
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Date:03-SEP-1951
Time:
Type:Grumman F9F-2 Panther
Owner/operator:US Navy
Registration: 125122
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: -
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Operated out of USS Essex (CV-9) aircraft carrier. Damaged by AAA, lost elevator control, forced to eject near K-3. Pilot, Ensign Neal A. Armstrong, was rescued and became first man to walk on the moon.

Sources:

http://www.dtic.mil/dpmo/korea/reports/air/
Hansen, James: First Man. p. 96


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Mar-2012 13:41 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]
05-Nov-2018 22:12 j155 Updated [Narrative]

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