Accident North American A3J Vigilante 147851, 11 Jan 1961
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Time:c. 15:25
Type:Silhouette image of generic vigi model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
North American A3J Vigilante
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Registration: 147851
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:NAS Patuxent River, MD -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed due to flap trouble. Pilot Marine Maj George A. Bacas (34) and Navy Lt William A. Fitzpatrick (34).

Evening Independent 12 January 1961, pB2

Revision history:

14-Jan-2022 19:09 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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