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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56103
Last updated: 5 February 2020
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Date:23-OCT-1980
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:354th TFW, USAF (354th Tactical Fighter Wing, United States Air Force)
Registration: 78-0661
C/n / msn: A10-0281
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bethune, SC -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Myrtle Beach AFB
Destination airport:Pointsett Range
Narrative:
Written off 23/10/80. Aircraft destroyed on impact with ground. Pilot James A Frey killed, no attempt to eject, suspected delayed incapacitation from preflight head injury.

Sources:

1. http://www.scramble.nl (Scramble 256)
2. http://web.archive.org/web/20171019033444/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/A-10_Thunderbolt_II.htm
3. http://warthogaircraftdatabase.blogspot.co.uk/2009/04/fy-1978-aircraft.html
4. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1978.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Jun-2014 00:25 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Country, Source, Narrative]
30-May-2018 18:59 taroth0428 Updated [Total fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
31-May-2018 18:25 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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