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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 57100
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:03-MAY-1980
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman F-14A Tomcat
Owner/operator:VF-84 US Navy
Registration: 160380
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Arabian Sea off Iran -   Indian Ocean
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:USS Nimitz
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed into sea off Iran during launch from USS Nimitz. Suffered engine failure on catapult launch, lost directional control at low speed, stalled and crashed off the bow of the ship.

Sources:

http://www.joebaugher.com/navy_serials/thirdseries21.html
http://web.archive.org/web/20171104052039/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/f-14.htm


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
03-May-2018 18:28 JF Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
08-May-2018 17:26 JF Updated [Location]
10-Feb-2020 11:33 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Operator]

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