F_117_Nighthawk

 Aircraft by type

F-117 Nighthawk
Stealth Fighter
DRAFT LISTING

Date

Air Force

A'cft Unit / Serial

based

crashed crew photo seat
4th May 1978
USAF
XST-1
 
'Have Blue' 1001     Lockheed Test Pilot
William M. 'Bill' Park
badly injured ejecting
ACES II

11th July 1979
USAF
XST-2,   "Have Blue"  1002   One of its J85 engines caught fire, fluid lines were burned through. Crashed Nellis test range Lt.Col. Norman Kenneth "Ken" Dyson
ejected safely
ACES II
4th August 1992
9:20 PM

USAF
F-117A "801"
85-801
49th FW/416th FS Holloman Air Force Base Uncommanded roll and caught fire. crashed at  shortly after taking off for a night mission about 8 miles northeast of the base Alamogordo, NM Capt. John B. Mills
ejected sustained  a cut on the chin and a few bruises
  ACES II
14th September 1997 about 3 p.m
USAF
F-117A "793"
81-793
  Wing broke away due to missing wing stiffener. Crashed into A house about 100 feet from the water of the Chesapeake Bay, near the Glenn Martin State Airport near Middle River, Md Maj. Bryan "B.K." Knight
ejected
  ACES II
27th March 1999
USAF
F-117A
"Vega 31"
"806"
82-806
Assigned to the 8th FS
Aviano Air Base, Italy
Deployed from the 49th Fighter Wing at Holloman AFB, N.M
First combat loss of a F-117A during NATO Operation Allied Force. Shot down by Russian made SA-3 over the former Republic of Yugoslavia Lt Col Dale Zelko
ejected safely  into enemy territory and was rescued.
pic ACES II