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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153060
Last updated: 8 December 2019
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Date:14-FEB-1991
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic F111 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics EF-111A
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 66-0023
C/n / msn: EF-17
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Iraq/Saudi Arabian border -   Saudi Arabia
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Taif AB, Saudi Arabia
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed taking evasive action while mistakenly targeted by a USAF F-15.

Pilot Capt Douglas L. Bradt and the EWO Capt Paul R. Eichenlaub were both killed. It was the only EF-111A lost during combat, the only loss killing its crew, and one of just three EF-111s lost in the types operational history.

Sources:

AFM June 2000, p78


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Feb-2013 15:46 Dr. John Smith Added
13-Aug-2013 03:36 Old-Iraqi-AirForce Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
23-Aug-2013 12:46 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
01-Nov-2018 12:50 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]

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