Incident Northrop F-5E , 25 Jun 1974
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Type:Silhouette image of generic F5 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Northrop F-5E
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:10 mi N of Boron Air Station, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Northrop Palmdale/Air Force Plant 42
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed on a functional check flight (acceptance flight) after entering an inadvertent spin. Major Thomas G. Campbell (36) ejected safely.

San Bernardino Sun 26 June 1974, p13

Revision history:

22-Jan-2020 17:11 JF Added
22-Jan-2020 17:43 JF Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport]
24-Mar-2022 18:38 TB Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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