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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 245057
Last updated: 18 September 2021
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Type:McDonnell RF-101A Voodoo
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 53-2443
MSN: 28
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Eglin AFB, Florida -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Eglin AFB, Florida
Destination airport:Eglin AFB, Florida
Maj. Lonnie R Moore, a senior test pilot with the Air Force Operational Test Center / 3243rd TG at Eglin AFB was killed when his Voodoo crashed on take-off. The Korean War double ace was on his first Voodoo flight when the RF-101A pitched up, stalled, rolled to the right inverted and exploded as it hit the ground within the confines of the air base.


Voodoo Warriors, The Story of the McDonnell Voodoo Fast Jets (Pg 18)
Tactical Reconnaissance in the Cold War (Pg 400)

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20-Nov-2020 06:49 Cosmo Added

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