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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 276029
 
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Date:18-AUG-1969
Time:
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)
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Naha, Okinawa -   Japan
Phase:
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Crashed while attempting an emergency landing at Naha on routine training flight. Capt Charles Wylei Cates (44) ejected too low. Type not confirmed.

Sources:

National City Star-News 24 August 1969, pC2


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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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