Accident McDonnell Douglas F-4B Phantom II 148395,
ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 254113
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:Wednesday 2 June 1965
Type:Silhouette image of generic F4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
McDonnell Douglas F-4B Phantom II
Owner/operator:VF-121, US Navy
Registration: 148395
MSN: 80
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:35 miles from Barstow, near George AFB, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:NAS Miramar, California (NKX/KNKX)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
McDonnell Douglas F-4B Phantom II Bu No 148395, VF-121, US Navy. Written off (destroyed) June 2 1965 on a training sortie from NAS Miramar, California. Flew into the desert ground during simulated rocket run 35 miles from Barstow near George AFB, CA, USA.

Both crew killed: Lt (JG) Charles D. Collins (pilot, aged 25, from Milwaukee, Wiscosin) and Ensign William E. Addis (RIO, USN Reserve, aged 31 from Anderson, SC)

Barstow is a city in San Bernardino County, California, in the Mojave Desert of Southern California. Located in the Inland Empire region of California. Barstow is an important crossroads for the Inland Empire and home to Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow. George Air Force Base was a United States Air Force base located within the city limits, 8 miles northwest, of central Victorville, California, about 75 miles northeast of Los Angeles, California.



Revision history:

30-Apr-2021 11:15 ASN archive Added
18-Jun-2022 02:11 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Category]
18-Jun-2022 02:12 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description

The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF on social media FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2024 Flight Safety Foundation

1920 Ballenger Av, 4th Fl.
Alexandria, Virginia 22314