Aircraft by type

Vought A-7 Corsair
Portuguese Air Force
Losses & Ejections

DRAFT LISTING
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 Aircraft by type

Date

Air Force

A'cft Unit / Serial

based

crashed crew photo seat
17th February 1985
FAP
A-7P
Corsair II
5518          
1st July 1985
FAP
A-7P
Corsair II
           
1st July 1985
FAP
A-7P
Corsair II
5501
or
5505
304 Sqn "Magnificos" On an exchange flight to 1st Squadron of 3 W Bierset Tac. Mid-air Collision while were preparing to land at Bierset. Engine failed due to damaged fuel system Cashed on football field at Alleur, Belgium Major Tito Botelho Gonsalves Da Costa
ejected only after flying away from populated area
  Douglas Escapac
26th May 1986
FAP
A-7P
Corsair II
5535          
26th May 1986
FAP
A-7P
Corsair II
5543          
?? November 1987
FAP
A-7 Corsair II   Monte Real Air Base Crashed on take off Pilot ejected   Douglas Escapac
29th November 1987
FAP
A-7P
Corsair II
5530          
9th March 1988
FAP
A-7P
Corsair II
5516          
13th August 1989
FAP
A-7P
Corsair II
5520          
4th December 1989
FAP
A-7P
Corsair II
5510          
29th April 1992
FAP
A-7P
Corsair II
5523          
22nd September 1992
FAP
A-7P Corsair II 5525 of Esq 304   Engine failure during a training mission with Dutch AF F-16s while on detachment at Volkel air
base, Holland. crashed near Hemmelte, Germany. Two cows on ground killed
Pilot ejected safely   Douglas Escapac
15th March 1994
FAP
A-7P
Corsair II
15542          
13th May 1994
FAP
TA-7P
Corsair II
5548          
     
    The accident was caused by a fire in an engine, the pilot could be saved by...Less lucky were the two crew of the A-7 Corsair II P
24th July 1995
1500h

FAP
A-7P Corsair II  15533 Esquadra 302 Engine failure at 500ft AGL and crashed
into a field near Baelizao some 8 miles from Beja
pilot ejected safely   Douglas Escapac
27th July 1995
FAP
A-7P
Corsair II
15513          
                 
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