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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 57125
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic F14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman F-14A Tomcat
Owner/operator:VF-213, US Navy
Registration: 160390
MSN: 246
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:off San Diego, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:
Destination airport:USS Abraham Lincoln
Missed carrier approach, when applied full power left engine stalled and rolled into sea. Lt. Matthew Klemish, the RIO, was ejected safely horizontally to the sea, but the pilot, Lt. Kara Hultgreen was ejected into the water and killed.
Lt. Hultgreen was the first female fighter pilot in the US Navy.


Flight International 16-22 August 1995
Scramble 222

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Revision history:

10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
20-Mar-2011 11:39 harro Updated [Total fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
30-Jan-2012 12:26 harro Updated [Total occupants, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Sep-2020 12:05 rvargast17 Updated [Operator, Narrative]

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