Incident Douglas EKA-3B Skywarrior 138918,
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Date:Tuesday 14 January 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic A3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas EKA-3B Skywarrior
Owner/operator:US Navy
Registration: 138918
MSN: 10779
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:27
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:70 mi SW of Oahu, HI -   Pacific Ocean
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Destroyed in fire 14. Jan. 1969 on USS Enterprise, off Hawaii.
A "Zuni" rocket on a parked F-4 exploded, causing fires and additional explosions.
Total 27 killed, 314 injured, 15 aircraft destroyed.


- JF Baugher

Revision history:

11-Jan-2012 10:14 Uli Elch Added
11-Jan-2012 10:21 Uli Elch Updated [Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Source, Damage, Narrative]
30-Aug-2012 10:12 Uli Elch Updated [Location]
31-Aug-2012 02:40 Uli Elch Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
31-Aug-2012 03:14 Uli Elch Updated [Narrative]
29-Mar-2013 15:16 Uli Elch Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Narrative]
10-Nov-2013 16:48 TB Updated [Operator, Source]
13-Jun-2023 03:08 Ron Averes Updated [[Operator, Source]]

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