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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56085
Last updated: 8 July 2020
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Date:19-FEB-1991
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild-Republic OA-10A Thunderbolt II
Owner/operator:23rd TASS, 602nd TACW, USAF (23rd TASS, 602nd TACW, United States Air Force)
Registration: 76-0543
C/n / msn: A10-0090
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:62 nm north west of Kuwait City -   Kuwait
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:King Khalid AB, Saudi Arabia (KMX/OEKM
Destination airport:King Khalid Military City FOL (KMC/OEKK)
Narrative:
On 19th February 1991, USAF OA-10A Thunderbolt II 76-0543/NF of the 23rd TASS, 602nd TACW was destroyed during "Desert Storm" combat operations when shot down (hit by a SAM) 62 nm north west of Kuwait City. Pilot, Lt. Col. Jeffrey Fox, became a PoW until he was released on 3rd May 1991

Sources:

1. http://www.2951clss-gulfwar.com/a10_combat_losses.htm
2. http://web.archive.org/web/20171019033444/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/A-10_Thunderbolt_II.htm
3. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1976.html
4. http://warthogaircraftdatabase.blogspot.co.uk/2009/04/fy-1976-aircraft.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Jan-2009 11:27 harro Updated
03-Jul-2009 04:49 Jakub Cikhart Updated
25-Jan-2011 02:29 mcgeepj2 Updated [Phase, Source, Narrative]
06-Dec-2013 20:20 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Country, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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