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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 57075
Last updated: 22 November 2021
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Date:14-FEB-1986
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman F-14A Tomcat
Owner/operator:US Navy
Registration: 159846
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:off Philippines -   Philippines
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed. VF-213 operating in the "Bear Box." Buddy tanked to extreme distance and was unable to find a tanker for the trip home. Aircrew were in rafts for nearly a day before the SH-3 could fly out to them.

Sources:

Flight International 16 May 1987
Seahag, onboard USS Enterprise


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
25-Mar-2016 09:31 cascadian Updated [Source, Narrative]

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