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Type:Silhouette image of generic A7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
LTV A-7E Corsair II
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:off San Diego, CA -   Pacific Ocean
Departure airport:USS Enterprise
Destination airport:
Lt Cmdr Robert Joseph Simonic (35) drowned after he had accidential ejected from his jet five miles from the carrier during a Navy exercise. His body later recovered by a destroyer.


Santa Cruz Sentinel 9 December 1968, p14

Revision history:

25-Jun-2022 07:04 TB Added
25-Jun-2022 07:14 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]

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