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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 148047
 
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Date:16-JAN-1966
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic vigi model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
North American RA-5C Vigilante
Owner/operator:US Navy
Registration: 149312
MSN: NA269-47
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:USS Ranger, Gulf of Tonkin -   Vietnam
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:USS Ranger
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Suffered starboard engine explosion during landing on USS Ranger in Gulf of Tonkin and crashed into water. Both crew killed.

Sources:

- JF Baugher


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Aug-2012 08:36 Uli Elch Added
10-Feb-2020 16:31 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Narrative, Operator]

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