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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 274685
 
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Date:20-JUN-1969
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
LTV A-7E Corsair II
Owner/operator:LTV Aerospace Corp.
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:ca 6 mi from Craig AFB, AL -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:NAS Dallas, TX
Destination airport:Eglin AFB, FL
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Crashed. Test pilot Nelson Gillett (35) ejected safely into wooded area and rescued by a helicopter from Craig AFB.

Sources:

The Victoria Advocat 22 June 1969, p6A


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Jan-2022 20:34 TB Added
07-Aug-2022 12:45 TB Updated [Date]

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