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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 216999
Last updated: 17 September 2021
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Date:03-JAN-1961
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vought YF-8C Crusader
Owner/operator:US Navy NATC PAX
Registration: 147040
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Patuxent River WA -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed. Pilot LCDR William Francis Whalen, Jr, ejected but died when parachute did not open.

Sources:

Youngstown Vindicator 4 January 1961, p42


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Nov-2018 08:35 J155 Added
17-Apr-2021 18:24 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]

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