Incident McDonnell Douglas F-4A-2-MC Phantom II 145314,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153169
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Date:Thursday 29 June 1961
Type:Silhouette image of generic F4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
McDonnell Douglas F-4A-2-MC Phantom II
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Registration: 145314
MSN: 15
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Atlantic Ocean, 50 miles SE of NAS Patuxent River, Maryland -   Atlantic Ocean
Phase: En route
Departure airport:NAS Patuxent River, MD (NHK/KNHK)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
McDonnell F4H-1F (F-4A-2-MC) Bu No 145314

Crashed and destroyed June 29 1961. Control loss followed by spin. Crashed into the Atlantic Ocean, 50 miles SE of NAS Patuxent River, Maryland USA, into the Atlantic Ocean. Pilot, Commander. C. M. Cruse ejected and survived

Damaged airframe appears to have been retained for several years, perhaps as a grounded instructional/training airframe, as reportedly Struck Off Charge as MCAS Cherry Point, North Carolina on April 6 1964



Revision history:

08-Feb-2013 13:09 Dr. John Smith Added
16-Jun-2022 21:50 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Category]
16-Jun-2022 21:52 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]

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