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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 94367
Last updated: 20 February 2021
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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 TFSqn /366th TFWg USAF (390th TFSqn /366th Tactical Fighter Wingg 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
Departure airport:Da Nang AFB, South Vietnam
Destination airport:
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.

- JF Baugher

Revision history:

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]
20-Feb-2021 21:06 Oezil 007 Updated [Operator, Operator]

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