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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 249790
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Date:14-JUL-1955
Time:
Type:Chance Vought F7U-3 Cutlass
Owner/operator:US Navy
Registration: 129595
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:USS Hancock, off California -   Pacific Ocean
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:USS Hancock
Narrative:
A Vought F7U-3 Cutlass of VF-124 suffered a ramp strike on landing aboard USS Hancock during carrier qualifications off of the California coast. The aircraft broke up and burst into flames as it swerved off the side of the deck into the water.

Sources:

https://www.avgeekery.com/ramp-strike-f7u-cutlass-crashes-on-the-deck-of-the-hancock/

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Photo: US Navy

Revision history:

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15-Apr-2021 06:47 harro Added

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