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  F-4 Phantom - 1975

McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II
All Losses in USAF, USN & USMC Service (Part 7)
1975
(Draft Listing)

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
   
16th January 1975
USAF
F-4 Phantom       Capt. R. M. Osborn   Martin-Baker
   
30th January 1975
USAF
F-4 Phantom 68-0558
ZR
17th TRS       Martin-Baker
Capt. D. L. Thrasher 1.Lt. B. J. Smith Martin-Baker
   
5th March 1975
USAF
 F‑4E 71‑0241 Udom RTAFB, Thailand collided with 67‑028775 M W of airbase ejected safely   Martin-Baker
ejected safely   Martin-Baker
   
9th April 1975
USN
F-4 Phantom     Crashed into the Atlantic Ocean of Cape Hatteras, NC Lt.JG W. G. Kerr   Martin-Baker
Lt. E. T. Dailey   Martin-Baker
   
16th April 1975
USAF
F-4 Phantom       S.Sgt. M. Yarnell   Martin-Baker
Lt.COL E.McDowell   Martin-Baker
   
27th April 1975
USMC
F-4 Phantom        Capt. J. M. Cluelow   Martin-Baker
MAJ M.M.Hynes   Martin-Baker
   
15th May 1975
USAF
F-4 Phantom       1.Lt. G.L. Hoffman   Martin-Baker
2.Lt. T.G.Kinney   Martin-Baker
   
29th May 1975
USN
F-4 Phantom       Lt. G. A Reynolds   Martin-Baker
Lt. J. Kumpan   Martin-Baker
   
7th July 1975
USAF
F-4 Phantom        Lt.COL R. E. Lawyer    Martin-Baker
MAJ R. L. Hager    Martin-Baker
   
8th July 1975
USMC
F-4 Phantom       Capt. E. C. Denkwalter   Martin-Baker
   
23rd August1975
USMC 
F-4 Phantom        Lt.COL C. W. Heinzerling    Martin-Baker
1.Lt. P.J. McNeela   Martin-Baker
   
15th September 1975
USAF 
F‑4E Phantom II  69‑0266
OR
32nd TFS crashed shortly after take‑off, nr Wittmundhafen, West Germany, Capt. R. Mandernack   Martin-Baker
Lt. T. E. Lorincz   Martin-Baker
   
16th September 1975

1820 GMT


                                                                                                                                                                   photo via Bob Dwyer Lt Col, USAF, retired

USMC F‑4J Phantom II Pokey 07

USMC
F‑4J Phantom II BuNo. 153888

Pokey 07

VMFA‑251
MCAS Beaufort, SC, USA

engine compressor stalls

  Martin-Baker
Capt. Robert G. Dwyer Capt. Richard A. Cote Martin-Baker
 

Excellent site!  I ejected from Marine Corps F-4J 153888 on September 16, 1975.  I'm obviously a big fan of Martin-Baker ejection seats; in fact, I have a fully restored H-7A seat in my "I Love Me" room.   
Bob Dwyer
 (In 1979 I “defected” from the Marine Corps to the Air Force)
in email 6th January 2007

   
23rd September 1975
USMC 
F-4N Phantom II 152227
WS
VMFA‑323
MCAS El Toro, CA, USA

       suffered hydraulic failure shortly after take‑off. Left main landing gear did not extend and upon landing arrestor cable broke, wing hit runway and broke fuel cell.

Capt. J. L Cross   Martin-Baker
2.Lt. A. E.  Rogers   Martin-Baker
   
2nd October 1975
USAF
F-4 Phantom       1.Lt. K. P. Judy   Martin-Baker
1.Lt. R. H. McCarty   Martin-Baker
   
22nd October 1975
USMC
 RF‑4B Phantom 153098
RFS
 VMFP‑3 Crashed in the desert, AZ, USA     Martin-Baker

 pilot ejected but was killed

Capt. R. D. Anderson  
   
23rd October 1975
USN
F-4J Phantom  155578 578 NATC
NAS Patuxent River. MD, USA

Launched from land catapult at Patuxent River; rolled right and crashed

 
    Martin-Baker
Lt. R.Scott ejected at 40 ft PN-1 G.Feeback ejected at 40 ft Martin-Baker
   
22nd November 1975
USAF
F-4 Phantom       1.Lt. G. Kuprian   Martin-Baker
Capt. J.C.Evans   Martin-Baker
   
24th December 1975
USMC
F‑4N 152280 WS 12 VMFA‑323 aircraft was in a dive from 15,000 ft  into Pacific off CA, USA     Martin-Baker
Pilot John McAnnally
ejected but killed
RIO ejected but killed Martin-Baker