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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 140023
 
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Date:29-SEP-1970
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic V10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
North American Rockwell OV-10A Bronco
Owner/operator:VAL-4, US Navy
Registration: 155497
MSN: 305-108
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Xom Thong Xoai, South Vietnam -   Vietnam
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Binh Thuy, South Vietnam
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Crashed after being hit by ground fire near the village of Xom Thong Xoai, South Vietnam Both crew - Lt(jg) Ed A Bastarache and Lt(jg) Peter W Ford - ejected safely, and were rescued. The latter crew member had previously ejected from OV-10A 155393 on March 30 1970 (which see)

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20160917114715/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/OV_10_BRONCO.htm
http://www.blackpony.org/bunos.htm
http://www.joebaugher.com/navy_serials/thirdseries19.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Nov-2011 12:50 Dr. John Smith Added

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