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Type:Silhouette image of generic A7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
LTV A-7B Corsair II
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Naha, Okinawa -   Japan
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed while attempting an emergency landing at Naha on routine training flight. Capt Charles Wylei Cates (44) ejected too low. Type not confirmed.


National City Star-News 24 August 1969, pC2

Revision history:

28-Feb-2022 19:32 TB Added
28-Feb-2022 21:35 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
01-Mar-2022 13:13 TB Updated [Aircraft type]

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