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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56099
Last updated: 12 June 2020
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Date:08-MAY-1981
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild-Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II
Owner/operator:81st TFWg USAF (81st Tactical Fighter Wingg United States Air Force)
Registration: 79-0083
C/n / msn: A10-0347
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Wainfleet, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Bentwaters, Suffolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed at Wainfleet, Lincolnshire 8/5/1981. Per the report in Flight International, the aircraft crashed "during a pop-up attack. Parachute did not open, seat out of envelope"

Sources:

1. http://www.scramble.nl (Scramble 256)
2. http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1982/1982%20-%200082.html
3. http://web.archive.org/web/20171019033444/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/A-10_Thunderbolt_II.htm
4. http://www.bcar.org.uk/1980s-incident-logs#1981
5. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1979.html
6. http://warthogaircraftdatabase.blogspot.co.uk/2009/04/fy-1979-aircraft.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Jan-2009 11:42 harro Updated
04-Jun-2013 03:32 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Jun-2013 16:29 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
12-Jun-2020 16:09 Allach Updated [Operator, Operator]

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