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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56155
Last updated: 31 August 2020
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Date:12-DEC-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:81st TFWg USAF (81st Tactical Fighter Wingg United States Air Force)
Registration: 80-0202
C/n / msn: A10-0522
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea, 65 miles North East of Great Yarmouth, Norfolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Woodbridge, Suffolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A-10A 80-0202 with 81st TFW, USAF, collided with A-10 80-0193 and crashed into North Sea 65 miles NE of Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England Dec 12, 1983. Pilot of one aircraft rescued, the other was killed.

Major Andrew Bush, aged 39, from Arcadia, California, in 80-0202 ejected safely, and was rescued by RAF Wessex helicopter from Coltishall

Sources:

1. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1980.html
2. http://web.archive.org/web/20171019033444/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/A-10_Thunderbolt_II.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Dec-2013 22:02 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Jun-2020 16:11 AlLach Updated [Operator, Operator]

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