ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 60413
Last updated: 7 May 2019
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:02-NOV-1981
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F15 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas F-15A Eagle
Owner/operator:59th TFS, 33rd TFW, USAF (59th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 33rd Tactical Fighter Wing, United States Air Force)
Registration: 75-0051
C/n / msn: 0152/A131
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Panama City, Florida -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Eglin Air Force Base, near Fort Walton Beach, Florida.
Destination airport:
Narrative:
McDonnell-Douglas F-15A-14-MC Eagle. 75-0051, of the 59th TFS, 33rd TFW, based at Eglin AFB, crashes near Panama City, Florida after mid-air collision with F-15A Eagle, 76-0048, during night refuelling. Pilot - Major John C. Booker - died as a result of that crash; his body was never recovered. The other F-15 landed safely.

Sources:

http://www.f-15.nl/wo.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_accidents_and_incidents_involving_military_aircraft_(1975%E2%80%931999)
http://web.archive.org/web/20171029221354/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/aircraft_by_type/f-15.htm
http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1975.html


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Apr-2012 20:17 Dr. John Smith Updated

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description