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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56131
Last updated: 25 April 2020
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Date:26-AUG-1983
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: 78-0602
C/n / msn: A10-222
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nellis Gunnery Ranges, 65 mile N of Las Vegas, NV -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Nellis AFB, NV
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Friday 26th August 1983: USAF A-10A Thunderbolt II 78-0602/"MB" of 354th TFW, Myrtle AFB, SC, Crashed during Red Flag exercises at the Nellis Gunnery Range about 65 miles north of Las Vegas. Pilot (Captain Lonnie R. Ledet) killed

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/1978.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Aug-2013 20:49 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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