Incident McDonnell Douglas F-4B Phantom II 150428,
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Date:Saturday 24 October 1964
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-74, US Navy
Registration: 150428
MSN: 214
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:USS Forrestal (CVA-59), Mediterranean Sea, off Crete -   Greece
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:USS Forrestal, Mediterranean Sea, off Crete
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
McDonnell Douglas F-4B Phantom II Bu No 150428/AJ, VF-74, US Navy. Crashed into the Mediterranean Sea after experiencing uncontrollable flight due to a bad launch from USS Forrestal (CVA-59) off Crete, October 24, 1964.

Both crew - Lt (jg) R. C. Rawlings (Pilot) and Lt (jg) R. L. McFillan (RIO) - ejected and survived, and were rescued by helicopter.



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23-Jun-2022 23:23 Dr. John Smith Added

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