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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56090
Last updated: 4 August 2019
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Date:18-MAY-1994
Time:10:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild-Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II
Owner/operator:103rd FS, 111th FG, Pennsylvania ANG, USAF (103rd Fighter Squadron, 111th FG, Pennsylvania ANG, United States Air Force)
Registration: 81-0940
C/n / msn: A10-0635
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Fort Indiantown Gap, 20 miles NE of Harrisburg, Lebanon County, PA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:NASJRB Willow Grove (NXX/KNXX)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On Wednesday 18th May 1994 at 10:00 local time, USAF A-10A Thunderbolt II 80-0227/PA of the 103rd FS, 111th Fighter Group, Pennsylvania Air National Guard was destroyed in a Mid-air collision with A-10A 81-0940 during training mission over bombing ranges at Fort Indiantown Gap about 20 miles north east of Harrisburg, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania. Pilot ejected

The two pilots that ejected were Lieutenant Colonel Terrance D. Hobbs, 47, and Lieutenant Colonel Thomas A. Essig, 42, Shaw AFB. The latter was evaluating ANG pilots when the collision occurred. However it is not clear which pilot was in which aircraft.

Sources:

1. http://web.archive.org/web/20171019033444/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/A-10_Thunderbolt_II.htm
2. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1981.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Aug-2009 08:33 78Delta Updated
09-Dec-2013 22:33 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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