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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 77335
Last updated: 5 December 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic HAR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Siddeley AV-8A Harrier
Owner/operator:VMA-231 / USMC
Registration: 159244
MSN: 712153
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bennetsville, South Carolina -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:MCAS Beaufort (BFT/KNBC)
Destination airport:
Crashed after engine failure near MCAS Beaufort

Maj. Woody F. Gilliland, flying a USMC Harrier, lost power because of a mechanical problem and he ejected successfully, parachuting into a cotton field near Bennetsville, S.C.

Front fuselage noted Mar 2006 at National Museum of Naval Aviation, Pensacola, FL


Revision history:

30-Nov--0001 00:00 ASN Archive
02-Aug-2011 23:34 Dr.John Smith Updated [Date, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
19-Aug-2011 11:25 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Narrative]

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