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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 261360
 
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Date:20-JAN-1955
Time:afternoon
Type:Chance Vought F7U-3 Cutlass
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Registration: 129548
MSN: 32
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:15 mi from NAAS Crows Landing, CA -   United States of America
Phase:
Nature:Military
Departure airport:NAS Moffet Field, CA/VC-3
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Little or no information is available
Narrative:
Crashed after pilot Lt Cmdr Horatio Gates Sickel, Jr (33) had parachuted to safety.

Note: he died in a FJ-3 Fury 13 JUL 1956.

Sources:

Santa Cruz Sentinel 21 January 1955, p16
AAIR


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2021 11:07 ASN archive Added
17-Aug-2022 19:52 TB Updated [Time, Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Aug-2022 21:04 TB Updated [Narrative]

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