Accident McDonnell Douglas F-4C Phantom II 63-7660,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 254504
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Date:Monday 3 May 1965
Type:Silhouette image of generic F4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
McDonnell Douglas F-4C Phantom II
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 63-7660
MSN: 772
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:12 miles NNE Fort Hood, TX -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed near Fort Hood, TX due to pilot error. Both crewmen were killed. Or on 5/3/1965? As per the Waco Tribune 5/4/65 edition, the crewmen were identified as Capt. William C. Taber and Milton H. Lepert. The plane and crew were tdy from George AFB to Bergstrom AFB Austin for Exercise Silver Hand.


Revision history:

30-Apr-2021 11:15 ASN archive Added
02-Feb-2024 17:29 RGB788 Updated [Location, Narrative]

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