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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139614
 
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Date:18-NOV-1976
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic F5 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Northrop F-5 (2x)
Owner/operator:Royal Moroccan Air Force (RMAF)
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Marakesh -   Morocco
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Morocco Independece commemoration.
After take off, when turning left, 2 (or 3) F5 collided and 2 crashed : one in the wall near Bab Doukkala (Doukkala Gate) and the other on a free area along. A third one, less damaged, could reach Marrakesh-Menara airport.

Sources:

I was standing on Mohammed V Avenue during the military parade.
I saw the smoke and the third plane flying over the avenue back to the airport.
Later on, I went and saw the hole in the old city wall. Nearby was a completely burnt car.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Nov-2011 01:34 RIVIERE Added
16-Aug-2015 16:48 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]

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