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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56118
Last updated: 2 March 2020
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Date:13-JUN-1977
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:356th TFS, USAF (356th Tactical Fighter Squadron, United States Air Force)
Registration: 75-0295
C/n / msn: A10-0044
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:12 miles NW of Georgetown, South Carolina -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Myrtle Beach AFB, South Carolina
Destination airport:Myrtle Beach AFB, South Carolina
Narrative:
Thunderbolt II 75-0295/MB 354 TFW, 356th TFS: Crashed 12 miles northwest of Georgetown SC. Pilot Major Richard H. Rogers (34) killed. There was no ejection attempt. Seat departed aircraft upon impact with Rich strapped to seat.
This was probably the first AC lost due to FOD in the “white area” @ base of stick.

Sources:

1. http://www.scramble.nl (Scramble 256)
2. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1975.html
3. http://web.archive.org/web/20171019033444/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/A-10_Thunderbolt_II.htm
4. http://warthogaircraftdatabase.blogspot.co.uk/2009/04/fy-1975-aircraft.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-May-2013 20:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
25-May-2013 21:05 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport]
21-Apr-2019 17:52 Morrison Updated [Narrative]

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