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Vought A-7 Corsair
Greek Air Force
Losses & Ejections

DRAFT LISTING
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Date

Air Force

A'cft Unit / Serial

based

crashed crew photo seat
13th August 1981
HAF
Vought LTV A-7 Corsair II            
29th June 1982
HAF
Vought LTV A-7 Corsair II            
1st July
HAF
A-7H            
23rd July 1982
HAF
Vought LTV A-7 Corsair II            
8th July 1983
HAF
Vought LTV A-7 Corsair II            
11th May 1984
HAF
Vought LTV A-7 Corsair II            
11th September 1985
HAF
Vought LTV A-7H Corsair II            
17th June 1987
HAF
A-7H   340Mira        
March 1990
HAF
A-7H            
7th March 1990
HAF
Vought LTV A-7H Corsair II   345Mira        
7th January 1992
HAF
Vought LTV A-7H Corsair II   345 MV        
11th January 1996
11:35h

Greek AF
A-7H Corsair II   115 Pterix

crashed off the Peloponnese on a sortie from Souda Bay, Crete

Costa Barousis ejected   Douglas Escapac
11th January 1997
HAF
Vought LTV A-7 Corsair II            
27th August 1997
HAF
A-7H   345 MV        
27th August 1997
HAF
A-7H   345 MV        
14th July 1998
HAF
TA-7C 154379 116 PM        
16th July 1998
HAF
A-7H   345 MV        
13th August 1998
HAF
A-7H            
20th August 1998
HAF
Vought LTV A-7 Corsair II 159951 345 MV        
9th December 1999
HAF
TA-7C 156800 336 MV        
     
17th May 2000
HAF
Vought LTV A-7 Corsair II            
Tuesday
8th May 2000

HAF
A-7 Corsair   Hania airport, Crete veered off the runway and burst into flames. First Lieutenant Dimitris Agiasofites suffered massive burns and died later  
16th May 2000
HAF
A-7H 159940 340 MV        
Tuesday 16th May 2000
Greek Air Force
A-7H  Corsair II     crashed on the island of Crete Lieut. Dimitris Agiasofitis
died Thursday from his injuries
   

Also killed were the two military airmen: Lieut. Constantinos Alexandrakis, 31, and Lieut. Polykarpos Mouktouris, 29.

1st November 2000
HAF
A-7H 159666 345 MV        
Wednesday 10th October 2001
HAF
A-7E 159292 335 MV
 Araxos military base
crashed four miles southeast of Araxos military airport while on a routine training flight. in northwest of Peloponnesos Pilot ejected    
26th March 2002
HAF
A-7E 160871 335 MV        
9th October 2003
12:10
today

HAF
TA-7C  Corsair II ser. No  156784 116 CW
Araxos
mechanical failure during training mission, crashed in an area two miles south of the Araxos Military airport     Escapac
ejected safely - taken to the 251 General Air Force Hospital ejected safely - taken to the 251 General Air Force Hospital Escapac
Wednesday 26th November 2003
11.00 hrs

HAF
A-7H Corsair II 159918 117 CW base at Andravida fuel loss, when flying over the sea between Zakynthos island and the Peloponese.  The engine stopped while attempting to return to Andravida. Aircraft stalled as the pilot was flying to avoid residential areas. He ejected just before the Corsair hit the ground and skidded for over 500 metres stopping about 800 metres from the runway Wing Commander Konstantinos Mitsopoulos [c/o of SOT (Scholio Oplon Taktikis)]
ejected
  Escapac
 Tuesday
5th July  2005
10:00h

HAF
A-7H  Corsair II 159963
H.57
HAF/336 MV

116th Combat Wing at Araxos airbase, (Andravida airbase)

crashed during  a training flight 10 miles north of Sperheiada,, northwest of Lamia, central Greece,  Makrokomi region Second Lieutenant Nikolaos Danias ejected safely and was taken to Lamia hospital and then to the 251 Air Force hospital  Escapac
Wednesday
20th September 2006
13:32 h

HAF
A-7E CorsairII
116 Combat Wing, 335 squadron "Tiger"
mechanical fault - shortly after takeoff from Araxos airport in the Peloponnese

[sources; Official Greek Air Force Website; Greek Media: MFS; Cheryl, Costos]

Lieutenant Colonel Petros Hatziris ejected safely   Escapac
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