Incident McDonnell Douglas F-4B-6-MC Phantom II 148381,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153189
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Date:Tuesday 17 July 1962
Type:Silhouette image of generic F4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
McDonnell Douglas F-4B-6-MC Phantom II
Owner/operator:VF-74, United States Navy
Registration: 148381
MSN: 66
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:NAS Oceana, Virgina Beach, Virginia -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:USS Forrestal (CVA-59), off Eastern US Coast
Destination airport:NAS Oceana, Virginia (NTU/KNTU)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
McDonnell Douglas F-4B-6-MC Phantom II Bu No 148381/'AJ-104' of VF-74, US Navy: Written off (destroyed) July 17 1962. Crashed after control lost when rudder control linkage came loose from rudder actuator near NAS Oceana, VA, USA. Aircraft was en route from the carrier USS Forrestal (CVA-59) to a shore embarkation to NAS Oceana. Both crew ejected safely.




A U.S. Navy McDonnell F4H-1 Phantom II (BuNo 148381, later redesignated F-4B-6-MC) from Fighter Squadron VF-74 Be-Devilers in flight on November 8 1961. VF-74 was the first operational F-4 Phantom squadron and was assigned to Carrier Air Group 8 (CVG-8) aboard the aircraft carrier USS Forrestal (CVA-59) F4H-1 Phantom II VF-74 in flight 1961

Revision history:

09-Feb-2013 15:36 Dr. John Smith Added
09-Feb-2013 15:40 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Narrative]
09-Feb-2013 15:41 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
01-Jan-2017 18:31 TB Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Embed code, Narrative]
16-Jun-2022 23:42 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative, Category]

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