Accident General Dynamics F-111A 67-102,
ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153042
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:Tuesday 12 January 1988
Type:Silhouette image of generic F111 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
General Dynamics F-111A
Owner/operator:389th TFS, 366th TFW, USAF
Registration: 67-102
MSN: A1-147
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Mountain Home AFB, Idaho -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Mountain Home AFB, Idaho
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
67-0102, callsign "Honest 21" crashed January 12, 1988 near Mountain Home AFB, Idaho. During the takeoff roll, the right canopy was seen to pop open as the aircraft rolled to the right and crashed. Both crew - Captain Robert A. Meyer Jr (student pilot) and Captain Frederick A. Gerhart (instructor) - were killed

As a direct result of this crash, an extra check - 'the canopy latch jiggle check' - was incorporated prior to takeoff.



Revision history:

03-Feb-2013 18:49 Dr. John Smith Added
24-Mar-2013 01:56 RDC Updated [Operator]
24-Mar-2013 01:56 Anon. Updated [Operator]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description

The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF on social media FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2024 Flight Safety Foundation

1920 Ballenger Av, 4th Fl.
Alexandria, Virginia 22314