Accident Douglas A-4S Skyhawk ,
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Date:Thursday 25 July 1985
Type:Silhouette image of generic A4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas A-4S Skyhawk
Owner/operator:Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSiAF)
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:1,9 km E of Pulau Sarimbun -   Singapore
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Tengah AB (09:36)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed in the Straits of Johor. Pilot Cap Seah Boon Thong (25) ejected and missing. Body located after three-days search with parachute only partially opened. Black smoke was seen coming out three seconds after take-off and the jet began to lose altitude slowly.


The Straits Times 26 July 1985, p20/29 July 1985, p10/20 May 1986, p9

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25-Feb-2019 19:07 TB Added
25-Feb-2019 20:35 TB Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]

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