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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 94367
Last updated: 10 April 2019
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Date:14-JUN-1967
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas F-4C Phantom II
Owner/operator:390th TFS 366th TFW, USAF (390th TFS 366th Tactical Fighter Wing, United States Air Force)
Registration: 64-0778
C/n / msn: 1083
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Vu Chu Rail Yard 30 miles NE of Hanoi, North Vietnam -   Vietnam
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Da Nang AFB, South Vietnam
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down near Vu Chu Rail Yard, 30 miles northeast of Hanoi. Both crew - 1st Lt. Kevin Joseph McManus and Lt. Edward J. Mechenbier - ejected safely, but were taken POW and were held until released on February 18, 1973.

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20141112034534/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/PROJECT/Biographies/M/Mechenbier_Edward_J/MechenbierEJ.htm
http://www.pownetwork.org/bios/m/m109.htm
https://www.militarytimes.com/citations-medals-awards/recipient.php?recipientid=24545
www.nampows.org/nampowslist.html
- JF Baugher


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Nov-2011 19:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Aug-2012 13:44 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Source]

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