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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 185466
Last updated: 12 November 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic A6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman A-6A Intruder
Owner/operator:VX-5, US Navy
Registration: 152900
C/n / msn: I-204
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Stumpy Point Target Range, 1/4 mile N of Oregon Inlet, North Carolina -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:NAS Oceana, Virginia Beach, VA (NTU/KNTU)
Destination airport:
Destroyed when crashed March 28 1967: During evaluation of the systems rocket attack mode on Stumpy Point Target Range, and while climbing off the target range after six successful rocket runs, pilot experienced a dual engine flame out. Two air start attempts failed. Aircraft came down in the Atlantic Ocean, 1/4 mile north of Oregon Inlet, North Carolina at approximate co ordinates 3546′01″N, 7531′38″W

Both crew - LT N. R. Czuchra (pilot) and Commander R. Bristol (Bombardier/Navigator) - ejected successfully after blowing the canopy. Pilot suffered a broken ankle. B/N was uninjured. Both crewmen were picked up by U.S. Coast Guard helicopter



Revision history:

16-Mar-2016 14:33 Dr.John Smith Added
17-Mar-2016 21:28 Dr.John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]

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