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Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
January 1969 classified             Martin-Baker
January 1969 classified             Martin-Baker
January 1969 USAF F-4 Phantom           Martin-Baker
    Martin-Baker
January 1969 USAF F-4 Phantom           Martin-Baker
     
3rd January 1969 USN A‑4C 147764
NIL 610
VA‑216 Engine failure following hit by AAA during pull‑up from bomb run nr Ban  1 Thakkapang, 20 M NE of Muang Fangdeng, Laos. Crashed Gulf of Tonkin off Chu Lai, SVN pilot  ejected and rescued by USMC helicopter   Douglas
7th January 1969 RAF Canberra PR3 WF927 231 OCU Control was regained and an emergency landing was made at Cottesmore navigator Plt Off. M. Howes ejected after the pilot lost control of the
aircraft.
  Martin-Baker
9th January 1969 RN Sea Vixen       Lt. M. J. Granger-Holcombe   Martin-Baker
AS.Lt. D. J. Hansom   Martin-Baker
12th January 1969 USMC  F-4 Phantom           Martin-Baker
1.Lt. Gary L. Bain
ejected
1st ejection of 3
1.Lt. William C. Ryan Martin-Baker
14th January 1969 USN F-8B Crusader 145478 VC-5  Japan Lt.JG P. Ringwood ??   Martin-Baker Mk.5
17th January 1969 USAF F-4D Phantom II 66-8773
B
390th TFS
366th TFW
Shot down by 37mm near Tchepone, near Ban Vanthon, west of Ban Dong in central Laos   Martin-Baker
Capt. Victor Arlon Smith
Some sources give ejected with aircraft inverted
MIA later PFOD
Lt. James R. Fegan, ejected, injured,
rescued next day by HH-53
Martin-Baker
 

Mike, I'm the survivor January 17, 1969 at Tchepone.

Vic Smith and I were both F-4 pilots though I was a back seater.

(My orders for the front seat came down the same day I went down.)


 

Vic probably got out of the aircraft but either his seat was damage, malfunctioned,

or there wasn't enough time. (He was listed MIA then presumed dead.)


 

I got out but was badly injured arms and one leg.  One night out in Laos, surrounded 

by bad guys, rescue the next day then 10 months hospital, 2 years surgery and did not fly again.


 

Our airspeed was around 450 knots pulling out of a dive when we hit by 37mm that took off

the right wing.  The air blast in the ejection took off my helmet and mask, some strapped on equipment 

and some whole pockets.  My injuries were probably flail injuries and in the air.  I don't know; 

I woke up on the ground and had to figure things out from there.


 

The rescue is written up in the appendix of The Rescue of Bat 21 by Darrel D. Whitcomb .

 (The hyperlink is to Amazon.)


 

Jim


 

James R. Fegan

 

20th January 1969 USN  F-4 Phantom       Lt. W. J. Pellegrini   Martin-Baker
Lt. Cdr. J. T. Ginn   Martin-Baker
22nd January 1969 USMC  F-4 Phantom       W. E. Collins   Martin-Baker
???   Martin-Baker
23rd January 1969 USMC TA-4F   MCCRTG-10
Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma, Arizona
Mid-Air Collision LTCOL Marvin "Marv" T. Garrison
ejected
  Douglas
23rd January 1969 USMC TA-4F   MCCRTG-10
Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma, Arizona
1LT J. D Lawson
ejected
  Douglas
25th January 1969 USAF F-4 Phantom       1.Lt. W. J. Arland   Martin-Baker
MAJ R. P. Cushwa   Martin-Baker
27th January 1969 HSA Ltd , Dunsfold Harrier 1 XV743 HSA Ltd , Dunsfold Final flight of a USAF
evaluation. The a/c struck the ground with 90{\248} bank.
Major C.R. Rosburg USAF ejected horizontally, just outside the seat performance envelope and killed   Martin-Baker
28th January 1969 USAF F-4 Phantom       1.Lt. H. R. Dobbs   Martin-Baker
Captain G. M. Smith   Martin-Baker
30th January 1969 RN Hunter       Lt. Cdr. D. A. Pickles   Martin-Baker
Lt. Cdr. R. J. Northard   Martin-Baker
31st January 1969 RAAF Macchi
MB-326
IS THIS SAME AIRCRAFT AS BELOW ??? 2FTS
RAAF Pearce
Went out of control in inverted spin. Landed in sandy loam in open scrub Flt. Lt. W.S. McAlister ejected at 5,000ft, low speed. Injured during ejection, compression fracture of spine, broken facial bones and eye damage.
 
  Martin-Baker O4A
31st January 1969 RAAF  Macchi MB-326     aircraft went out
of control during aerobatics
Pilot Cdtac R.G. Heideman ejected at 8,000ft. Bruised biceps and buttocks on ejection, scratches to face. Landed
descended through a tree.
  Martin-Baker O4a
January 1969                
January 1969                
23rd January 1969 USMC TA-4F   MCCRTG-10
Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma, Arizona
Mid-Air Collision LTCOL Marvin "Marv" T. Garrison
ejected
  Douglas
23rd January 1969 USMC TA-4F   MCCRTG-10
Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma, Arizona
1LT J. D Lawson
ejected
  Douglas

 

 OSlan69  66‑8763  F‑4D  FO  435th TFS/8th TFW, Thailand, ran out of fuel, 2 crewmembers ejected safely

071an69  F‑4C  XC  557th TFS/12th TFW, 2 M N of Tan Son Nhut AB, SVN, hit in tail by ground fire during attack run and caught fire, 2 crew ejected; rescued by HH‑43

 

101an69  137496  A‑1 H  ET  6th SOS/633rd SOW, 25 M SW of Da Nang, SVN, hit by .50ca1 gunfire over A Shau Valley. Tried

  to return to Da Nang but was forced to eject, pilot recovered

 

121an69    56‑3995  F‑100E  HS  612th TFS Det.t/37th TFW, 30 M W of Da Nang, SVN, hit by ground fire during target run nr BanTok, Laos. Tried to return to Da Nang but crashed, 2 crew ejected and were rescued

 

 73jan69 151441    F‑4B  WS  VMFA‑323, on flight from Chu Lai AB, SVN, caught fire in flight, 2 crew ejected safely

 

 17jan69   66‑8773    F‑4D  B.  390th Ti TFW, nr Ban Vangthon, just W of Ban Doing, Laos, hit by 37mm AAA during bomb run and wing caught tire, pilot killed, WSO ejected and rescued by HH‑53

20ian69  55‑3704  F‑100D  VZ  615th TFS/35th TFW, 5 M S of Vinh Long in Mekong delta, SVN, shot down by ground fire during  napalm run, pilot ejected and rescued by HH‑43

 

211an69  55‑3513  F‑100D  HS  612th TFS Det.1/37th TFW, in sea off Chu Lai AB, SVN, hit by AAA W of Ban Karai Pass, but was able to fly to the coast where pilot ejected nr Chu Lai AB, pilot ejected safely

 

56‑3113  F‑100D  VM  352nd TFS/35th TFW, South China Sea 10 M S of Phan Thief, SVN, shot down, pilot ejected and

 

221an69  152260  F‑4B  VIE  VMFA‑115, 17 M S of Hue, SVN, hit in cockpit area by ground fire, tried to make it to the coast  but crashed, pilot badly injured. RIO killed

 

 56‑3886  F‑100E  I‑P  355th TFS/37th TFW, 40 M W of Chu Lai, SVN, hit by automatic weapons fire over Laos and  was damaged. Pilot returned to base but aircraft did not make it, 2 crew ejected and were

  rescued by USAF helicopter

 

24ian69 151097  A‑4E  WP  VMA‑223, in sea nr Thuong Due, 20 M SE of Da Nang, SVN, hit by ground fire, crashed into the sea, pilot ejected and was picked up by Navy vessel.

 

64‑0767  F‑4C  XD  558th TFS/12th TFW, 25 M SW of Hue. SVN, hit by .50 cal during bomb run and caught fire, 2 crew ejected and were rescued by USAF helicopter

 

 65‑0725  F‑4D  FG  433rd TFS/8th TFW, 5 M E of Ban Talan, Laos, hit by 37mm AAA during attack on trucks and caught fire, 2 crew ejected and rescued by HH‑53

 

56‑3731  F‑100E  VP  614th TFS/35th TFW, or Truc Giang in Mekong Delta, 40 M SW of Saigon, SVN, shot down,  crew ejected and rescued by HH‑43 & Army helicopter

 

281an69  66‑8690  F‑4D  FO  435th TFS/8th TFW, SE of Ban Xam Tai, S of Mu Gia Pass, Laos, hit by 37mm AAA during attack  on AAA site and caught fire, 2 crew ejected and rescued by HH‑53

 

31jan69  54‑2041  F‑1 00C  SK  188th TFS/31 st TFW, nr My Thanh. 15 M SW of Tuy Hoa AB, SVN. hit by small arms tire during attack on VC camp nr Song Be. pilot ejected safely and was recovered by HH‑43

05feb69 64‑0873  F‑4C  81st TFW, over Eastern Yorkshire, UK, collided with 64‑0874, one aircraft crashed near RAF Lindholme, the other near Selby, 2 crew ejected safely

  64‑0874  F‑4C  81st TFW, over Eastern Yorkshire, UK, collided with 64‑0873, 2 crew ejected safely

 

30-Jan-69           M-B OC    
30-Jan-69     RN Hunter   M-B OC    

 

24-Jan-69 Capt. J. Nash   USAF  F-4 Phantom     M-B NK    
24-Jan-69 Lt.COL R. W. Clement    USAF  F-4 Phantom     M-B NK    
24-Jan-69 1.Lt. R. J. Rybak   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
24-Jan-69 MAJ R. D. Russ   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    

 

06-Jan-69 1.Lt. J. A. Wilkins   USAF  F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
06-Jan-69 Capt. R. B. Meyers   USAF  F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
06-Jan-69 Capt. S. Faulkner   USAF  F-4 Phantom   M-B EA    
07-Jan-69 1.Lt. Trimble   USMC  F-4 Phantom    M-B OC    
07-Jan-69 1.Lt. J. A Varni   USMC  F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
07-Jan-69 Capt. W. F. Needham   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B EA    
07-Jan-69 1.Lt. S.D. Adams   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B EA    

   February 

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
17th February 1969
USN
F‑4J Phantom II 155760 VF‑21; USS Ranger
CVA-61
Operational loss Lt. Cdr. D. J. Weaver  ejected, recovered   Martin-Baker
Lt. (jg) J. H. Akin ejected, recovered   Martin-Baker
20 February 1969
USN
F‑4J 155763 VF‑21; USS Ranger
CVA-61
Operational loss  ejected, recovered    
killed    
                 

3-2-1969
RAF Hunter FgA9 XF508/D of 20 Sqn. Crashed near Pontian, Jahore, Malaysia. The pilot
ejected.
& [barg my/70/89] & [bmal/169] & [bmalog/27]

5-2-1969
USN Crusader F-8H, BuNo 147919, VF-24, CVA-19. Ejection area unknown.
[Martin-Baker Mk.5]
[crusader book]

12-2-1969
USMC A-6 Intruder. 1st Lt. W. R. Teglia and 1st Lt. J. H. Schiek ejected.
[sj./2377 & 2378]

On 7 Feb 1969, Captain Deleidi and his Radar Intercept Officer, 1st Lt J W Maxwell, launched from Danang in F-4J BuNo 155762 on a close air support mission targeted just 3 miles west of the base. His aircraft was hit by .51 caliber antiaircraft fire as he was pulling off on his second run at the target. His F-4 on fire, Deleidi headed for the open water. Maxwell ejected just off the coast and although badly injured was picked up and survived the incident.

03-Feb-69 LTP.Barber   USMC  F-4 Phantom   M-B      
03-Feb-69 Flt. Lt. B. Hamilton   RAF Hunter   M-B OC    
03-Feb-69 Capt. W. S. Simone   USMC  F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
05-Feb-69 Capt. D. C. Petty   USAF  F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
05-Feb-69 Capt. A. E. Sultan   USAF  F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
05-Feb-69 Lt.COL D. T. Lynch   USAF  F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
07-Feb-69 1.Lt. J. W. Maxwell   USMC  F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
10-Feb-69 Lt. E. G. Sliney   USN  F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
10-Feb-69 Lt. Cdr. D. A. Peperson    USN  F-4 Phantom       M-B OC    
10-Feb-69 Lt.JG R. J. Speerschneider   US?? F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
10-Feb-69 Lt. J. G.Hohlstein    USN   F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
12-Feb-69 1.Lt. W. R. Teglia   USMC Intruder   M-B OC    
12-Feb-69 1.Lt. J. H. Schiek   USMC  Intruder   M-B OC    
13-Feb-69 Lt. Cdr. P. H. Cummuskey   RN Buccaneer    M-B OC    
13-Feb-69 S.Lt. J. Kershaw    RN  Buccaneer   M-B OC    
14-Feb-69 1.Lt. G. K. Breault   USAF  F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
17-Feb-69 Lt.JG J. H. Akin   USN F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
17-Feb-69 Lt. Cdr. D. J. Weaver    USN   F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
20-Feb-69 Lt.JG R. D. Work    USN   F-4 Phantom    M-B OC    
20-Feb-69 Lt.JG F. H. Lloyd   USN   F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
20-Feb-69 Lt.JG D. L. Granger   USN F-4 Phantom    M-B NK    
22-Feb-69 R. C. Roth   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B EA    
22-Feb-69 C. H. Gray   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B EA    
22-Feb-69 1. Lt. M. E. Hennan   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B EA    
26-Feb-69 Lt. D. Dalmas   Fr AF Mirage   M-B OC    

   March

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
14th March 1969   Lockheed XV-4B Hummingbird 62-4504   Crashed while departing Dobbins AFB Pilot Harlan J. Quamme ejected safely    
                 
22nd March 1969 USAF Jet Fighter ??? George Air Force Base Crashed on gunnery range 50 miles from air base      
Captain Maxwell Anderson (26)
killed
Captain Delmar L. Rieger (33)
killed
 
 
31st March 1969 RN Hunter            
S.Lt. O. Barwood Lt. K. A. Harris  

 

31-Mar-69           M-B OC    
31-Mar-69     RN Hunter   M-B OC    

A Note from The Virtual Wall

On the evening of 28 March 1969 an F-4D (tail number 66-8764) from the 555th Tactical Fighter Squadron at Danang was shot down while attacking a supply and storage site about 6 miles south of Ban Naxa in the Plaine des Jarres, northern Laos. Both crewmen were killed in the crash. Although the area was infested with North Vietnamese troops, both bodies were recovered from the crash site. The men were Capt Robert D. Davenport of Jefferson City, Missouri, and Capt William P. Justice of Niagara Falls, NY.

Unlike earlier Air Force F-4s, the F-4D wasn't designed to be flown from the rear seat - it was intended to be operated by a pilot in the front seat and a weapons system operator in the aft cockpit. Captain Davenport flew the aircraft, while Captain Justice ran the weapons system.

1-3-1969 [SEA Conflict due to enemy action]
USA Grumman OV-1 Mohawk. Capt W. S. Reader and SP5 D. R. Armstrong ejected.
[sj/2391 & 2392]

3-3-1969
Two Buccaneer S.2's XN980 'LM/652' & XV159 'LM/641' of 736 Squadron collided and
crashed into the North Sea 10 miles south of Wick, Caithness. Both crews ejected.
[barg my/192/80]& [barg my/70/89] & [bmalog/27]

01-Mar-69 Capt. W. S. Reeder   USA Mohawk   M-B EA    
01-Mar-69 SP5 D. R. Armstrong   USA Mohawk   M-B EA    
02-Mar-69 1.Lt. P. E. Daly   USMC  F-4 Phantom   M-B EA    
02-Mar-69 Lt.COL S. E. DAngelo III   USMC F-4 Phantom   M-B EA    
03-Mar-69 Lt. A.Park   RN Buccaneer   M-B NK    
03-Mar-69 S.Lt. W. A. Craig   RN Buccaneer   M-B OC    
03-Mar-69 Flg. Off. B. A. J. Chown   RN Buccaneer   M-B OC    
03-Mar-69 Flt. Lt. J. M. Yates   RN Buccaneer   M-B OC    
04-Mar-69 S.Lt. Agnard   Fr AF Mirage   M-B OC    
05-Mar-69 MAJ M. G. Owens   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
05-Mar-69 Capt. E. A. Davis   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
05-Mar-69 Capt. G. Lindner   GerAF  F-104   M-B OC    
05-Mar-69 1.Lt. C. J. Wiles   USAF  F-4 Phantom   M-B EA    
06-Mar-69 Lt. JG A. J. Notis   USN  Cougar   M-B NK    
07-Mar-69 1.Lt. E. B. Nuttall   USAF F-4 Phantom     M-B OC    
07-Mar-69 Capt. F. P. Barrios   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
07-Mar-69 Lt.JG R. P. Wigand   USN Intruder   M-B OC    
10-Mar-69 Capt. Rutyna   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B EA    
10-Mar-69 Lt.COL Luna   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B EA    
12-Mar-69 Capt. Dejean   Fr AF Mirage   M-B OC    
12-Mar-69 Lt. D. M. Content   USN Cougar   M-B OC    
12-Mar-69 Lt.JG G. J. Carloni   USN Cougar   M-B OC    
13-Mar-196 Lt.JG E. L. Brazil   USN F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
13-Mar-69 Lt.JG K. J. Oden   USN F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
14-Mar-69 Lt. T. N. Baggett   USN Cougar   M-B OC    
15-Mar-69 Flt. Lt. R. W. Colyn   SA Mirage   M-B OC    
15-Mar-69     Switz Mirage   M-B OC    
21-Mar-69 Lt.JG B. Guthrie   USN F-4 Phantom   M-B NK    
21-Mar-69 SF5 N. McCauley   USA Mohawk   M-B EA    
21-Mar-69 Capt. D. Peterson   USA Mohawk   M-B EA    
25-Mar-69 Capt. M. L. Hinnebusch   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
25-Mar-69 Capt. K. M. Mineau   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
26-Mar-69 Lt.JG J. G James   USN F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
26-Mar-69 Lt. P. G. Gilleece   USN F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
26-Mar-69 Lt. R. E. McKeown   USN F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
26-Mar-69 Lt.JG R. L. Test   USN F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
29-Mar-69 Capt. B. L. Huff   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
29-Mar-69 Capt. Papendorf   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B EA    

belcher-kia

 April  

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
                 
1st April 1969 USAF F‑100F
Misty
FAC
56‑3863 355 TFS, 37 TFW, USAF, Phu Cat Engine failed after flying through heavy ZPU fire in poor weather 10 miles northeast of Ban Talan, over Tchepone, southern Laos     North American
1 Lt Charles Lacey Veach
ejected
Major Ronald "Ron" G Standerfer
ejected. Landed in trees. Sustained back injuries.
North American
Both ejected close to the border with South Vietnam and were rescued by Jolly Green Giant Helicopter

1-4-1969
 

The third Misty FAC to be shot down in 1969 was lost during a mission . Maj Standerfer and 1 Lt Veach were making their second dive on a target to mark it for a formation of F‑4s when their aircraft was hit by ground fire. Maj Standerfer headed southeast but after a few miles he and 1 Lt Veach had to eject and landed close to the border with South Vietnam. They were sub­sequently rescued by a USAF SAR helicopter. Maj Standerfer had landed in a tree and fallen to the ground and was further injured when he was dragged through the trees on the jungle penetrator as he was being rescued. His injuries caused him severe discom­fort on the long Misty FAC missions and he returned to a normal F‑100 strike squadron to finish his tour.

 

                

           (survived)

 (survived)



2-4-1969
RAF Hunter FGA9 XJ673/XX of 20 Sqn. Crashed in the sea off Manilla, Philippines. Pilot ejected.
& [barg my/70/89] & [bmal/169] & [bmalog/27]

8-4-1969
USN Crusader F-8J, BuNo 150669, VF-194. Ejection area in US.
[Martin-Baker Mk.5]
[crusader book]

3-4-1969 Vietnam
USN A-6 Intruder. LtJg J. F. Ricci and Lt. Cdr. E. G. Redden ejected.
[sj./2436 & 2437]

19-4-1969
USN Crusader F-8A, BuNo 145400NAS Olathe Marine Reserves. Ejection area in US.
[Martin-Baker Mk.5]
[crusader book]

27-4-1969
USN Crusader F-8J, BuNo 150341, VF-51, CVA-31. Ejection area unknown.
[Martin-Baker Mk.5]
[crusader book]

28-4-1969
USN Crusader F-8J, BuNo 150320, VF-53, CVA-31. Ejection area unknown.
[Martin-Baker Mk.5]
[crusader book]

29-4-1969
RAAF Vampire of 2FTS Pearce, Western Australia. Crashed 7 miles north east of Pearce. Pilot
Cdtac I.E. Watson ejected at night at 20,000ft and at low speed following fire warning. Parachute
descenr through cloud, landed heavily in wooded area, bruised left hand.
[Martin-Baker Mk.3B. Parachute back type Mk.9. Packer L.A.C. T. Thompson]
[Australian listing]

 

 
On 12 April 1969 Captains Arnold Lamp and Charles Mattern of the 16th Tac Recon Squadron departed Ton San Nhut Air Base (near Saigon) in an RF-4C PHANTOM (tail number 67-0446). The Phantom went down while over Lam Dong Province, South Vietnam.

Captain Mattern was picked up by search and rescue forces. Captain Lamp was declared as Killed in Action, although his body was not recovered at the time - leading to the supposition that the circumstances of the crash were such that there was no chance of survival.

Almost 25 years later, on 13 December 1993, the Vietnamese government allowed repatriation of human remains thought to be those of Captain Lamp. On 19 July 1995, the U.S. government announced the positive identification of Captain Lamp's remains and he was returned to his family for burial on American soil.

12-Apr-69 Capt. C. E. Mattern   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
02-Apr-69 Lt.COL C. G. Foster   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B NK    
02-Apr-69 Flg. Off. K. R. Barley   RAF Hunter   M-B OC    
02-Apr-69 Lt. A. Mencarelli   Italy MB326    M-B OC    
02-Apr-69 STDT A. Scolto   Italy MB326    M-B OC    
02-Apr-69 1.Lt. J. P. McMahon   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B NK    
03-Apr-69 Lt.JG J. F. Ricci   USN Intruder   M-B EA    
03-Apr-69 Lt. Cdr. E. G. Redden   USN Intruder   M-B EA    
06-Apr-69 1.Lt. D. Harlow   USMC  F-4 Phantom    M-B OC    
06-Apr-69 Capt. C. L. Lowry   USMC  F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
06-Apr-69 1.Lt. C. R. Koster   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
06-Apr-69 Capt. R. Brandt   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
08-Apr-69 Lt. J. Garuba   USN F-8 Crusader   M-B OC    
09-Apr-69 MAJ W. O. Armstrong   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B NK    
09-Apr-69 W.C J. L. Bhargava   IndAF Mystere   M-B OC    
09-Apr-69 COL W. D. Drven   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B NK    
16-Apr-69 R. P. Anderson   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B NK    
16-Apr-69 MAJ D. Wiles ????   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B NK    
17-Apr-69 Capt. R. Bartholornew   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B EA    
17-Apr-69 Capt. B. F .Doyle   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B EA    
17-Apr-69 1.Lt. G. K. Muellner   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B NK    
17-Apr-69 1.Lt. J. L Beavers   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B NK    
19-Apr-69 Capt. L. OKeefe   USMC  F-8 Crusader   M-B OC    
22-Apr-69 CDTAC I. E. Watson   AusAF Vampire   M-B OC    
23-Apr-69 Sqn. Ldr. M. A. Chaudhry   Pak F-86 Sabre   M-B OC    
27-Apr-69 Lt.JG J. G. McGarvie   USN F-8 Crusader   M-B OC    
28-Apr-69 Capt. F. L.Massey   USMC  F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
28-Apr-69 Capt. J. S.Garzio   USMC  F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
28-Apr-69 Lt.JG M. E. Mansell   USN F-8 Crusader   M-B OC    
29-Apr-69 Lt.JG R. E. Treis   USN Cougar   M-B OC    
29-Apr-69 Lt.JG W. C. Houston   USN Cougar   M-B OC    

 May  

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew seat photo
 

02may69  153180  A‑7A  NH 413  VA‑105, nr Route 920, S of A Shea Valley, SVN, hit by AAA during strafing run against  suspected storage site. Engine and ejectrical systems failed, pilot ejected and rescued by USAF  helicopter

  62‑4445  F‑105E  FM  354th TFS/355th TFW, 8 M NNW of Takhli RTAFB, Thailand, engine tailed following loss of oil pressure, 2 crew ejected safely

 

04may69    150877  F‑8J  NF 2  VF‑53, Gulf of Tonkin off NVN, loss of fuel, afterburner blowout, pilot ejected safely

 

O6may69   152043  A‑4E  NF 4  VA‑94, Gulf of Tonkin off NVN, following landing, skidded off deck of LISS Bon Homme Richard, pilot ejected safely

09may69    55‑3522  F‑100D  CB  90th TFS/3rd TFW, 20 M NE of Bien Hoa, SVN, hit by 12.7mm AAA during napalm run. Tried to make it home but crashed, pilot ejected and rescued by Army helicopter

11may69    152988  F‑4B  VIE  Vi nr Ban Kate, Laos, hit by ground fire during pull‑up from target, pilot rescued by  USAF helicopter, RIO killed

12may69    154441  A‑7B  AH 5  VA‑25, Gulf of Tonkin off NVN, engine ran out of fuel and flamed out while hooking up with tanker, pilot ejected safely

 

155788  F‑4J  WU  Vi in sea 10 M off Da Nang, SVN, hit by ground fire over DMZ, tried to reach Da Nang, 2 crew rescued

 

14may69 62‑4435  F‑105E  RIM  354th TFS/355th TFW, c5 M S of Udon Thani, Thailand, hit by automatic weapons fire over NVN,  pilot ejected safely

 

16may69 153037  F‑4B  VW 00  VMFA‑314, NAS Cubi Point, Philippines, pilot overrotated aircraft during take‑off, followed by  stall, 2 crew ejected safely

 

17may69    F‑4D  USAF, Gulf of Tonkin, c10 M N of Dong Hoi, NVN, hit by ground fire, pilot killed, WSO rescued

 

18may69 

  refueling other F‑4B, 6 on board killed

  151001  F‑4B  WH  VMFA‑542, nr Phu Bai, S of DMZ, SVN, KC‑130F collided head‑on with F‑4B 151001 while refueling other F‑4B, 2 crew killed

  151450  F‑4B  V W  VMFA‑314, in sea off DMZ, SVN, KC‑130F collided head‑on with F‑4B 151001 while refueling  other F‑4B, 2 crew ejected safely

 

21 may69 150926  F‑8J  NM 2  VF‑194, SVN, fuel system failure during CAP mission, pilot ejected safely

 

23may69 150119  A‑4E  WL  VMA‑311, 16 M NW of Da Nang, SVN, hit by AAA during napalm run, pilot ejected safely

 

24may69    146844  RF‑BG  NM 6  VFP‑63, NVN, engine flamed out during recce mission, pilot ejected and was rescued

 

29may69  155403  OV‑10A  WB  VMO‑6, nr Lang Chei, 7 M S of Khe Sanh, JruN, engine hit by AAA during attack run against a raft on a river, engine caught fire, 2 crew ejected and were rescued by a CH‑46

 

 

 

13 May 1969 RAF Marham UK

 
Both engine failures
 
John Harris


3-5-1969
USN Crusader F-8A, BuNo 143683, NAF Washington DC Reserves. Ejection area in US.
[Martin-Baker Mk.5]
[crusader book]

9-5-1969
USN Crusader F-8J, BuNo 149226, VF-51, CVA-31. Ejection area unknown.
[Martin-Baker Mk.5]
[crusader book]

14-5-1969
USN A-6 Intruder. LtJg R. Little ejected.
[sj./2470]

17-5-1969
USN Crusader F-8A, BuNo 143715, NAS Willow Grove Reserves. Ejection area in US.
[Martin-Baker Mk.5]
[crusader book]

21-5-969
USN Crusader F-8J, BuNo 150926, VF-194, CVA-34. Ejection area Vietnam, Non combat.
[Martin-Baker Mk.5]
[crusader book]

24-5-1969
USN Crusader RF-8G, BuNo 146844, VFP-63, CVA-34. Ejection area Vietnam, Non combat.
[Martin-Baker Mk.5]
[crusader book]
 

07-May-69 MAJ Brasher   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B EA    
08-May-69 1.Lt. Mundt   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B EA    
08-May-69 Capt. H. P. Rusch   GerAF  F.G91   M-B OC    
09-May-69 Lt. Cdr. R. G. Snow   USN  F-8 Crusader   M-B OC    
10-May-69 1.Lt. C. W. Dearmond   USAF  F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
11-May-69 1.Lt G. L. Bain   USMC  F-4 Phantom   M-B EA    
12-May-69 1.Lt. P. Daly   USMC  F-4 Phantom   M-B EA    
12-May-69 1.Lt. D. Matzko   USMC  F-4 Phantom   M-B EA    
14-May-69 Lt.JG R. Little   USN  Intruder   M-B OC    
16-May-69 MAJ P. L. Noggle   USMC  F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
16-May-69 Lt. T. R. Johnson   USMC  F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
17-May-69 MAJ J. P. Rothenburger   USMC  F-8 Crusader   M-B OC    
18-May-69 1.Lt. Griffiths   USMC  F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
18-May-69 MAJ Moody   USMC  F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
21-May-69 Lt. Obar   USN F-8 Crusader   M-B NK    
24-May-69 Lt.JG S. L. Ritchey   USN F-8 Crusader   M-B OC    
28-May-69 Lt.COL J. S. Brandt   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
28-May-69 Capt. J. B. Lofgreen   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    

   June    

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
8th June 1969
USN
A‑7B Corsair 154383
NG 4
VA‑215 engine failed,  fire in tailpipe. SVN pilot ejected and was rescued   Escapac
9th June 1969
USN
A‑7B 154392
NJ 202
VA‑122
USS Constellation
Fell off the carrier deck in Pacific 60 M off CA, USA pilot ejected  underwater, broke his back but was rescued   Escapac
10th June 1969   F‑4D Phantom II 66‑7493
LF
390th TFS/366th TFW hit by small arms fire during target run near Hiep Duc, 17 M W of Tam Ky, SVN     Martin-Baker
Major C. Thomas ejected and rescued by USAF helicopter Major W. R. Deans ejected and rescued by USAF helicopter Martin-Baker
13th June 1969   EB‑57E 55‑4247 21st CW collided with F‑102A 56‑1283135 M NW of Elmendorf AFB, AK, USA crew ejected  safely    
18th June 1969
USMC
F-8A Crusader BuNo 143768 VMF 112 Aircraft stalled on rotation. NAS Dallas on rwy 31, which was being used while the longer runway 35 was being resurfaced Capt. Anderson ejected outside sear envelope and was killed    
June 1969                
June 1969                
June 1969             

 

   
June 1969                
June 1969                
June 1969                
June 1969                
     

14jun69   66‑7574  F‑4D  FP  497th TFS/8th TFW, nr Ban Kapay, NW of Tchepone nr Na Canong, Laos, hit by AAA and crashed, pilot killed when he fell from hoist, WSO rescued by USAF HH‑3E

 

16jun69 66‑7510  F‑4D  HB  389th TFS/366th TFW, in sea 10 M off Chu Lai, SVN, hit by .50ca1 gunfire during attack on the site nr Due Pho, 15 M S of Quang 12 crew ejected and were rescued by Army helicopter

60‑0530  F‑105D  FM  354th TFS/355th TFW, nr Ban Thasi, N of Muang Huang, Laos, hit by 14.5mm AAA nr Ban Ban, pilot ejected and rescued

 

181un69 56‑0132  RF‑101C  66th TRW, Deddington, nr RAF Upper Heyford, Oxon, UK, caught fire shortly after take‑off, pilot  ejected safely

 

 

19jun69  149287  RA‑5C  INK  RVAH‑7, NAS Albany, GA, USA, crashed while performing an unauthorized looping over the  base, 2 crew ejected safely

 

 

25jun69   151416  F‑4B  WH  VMFA‑542, nr Doing Ha, SVN, hit by ground fire during pull‑up from target run, 2 crew ejected and rescued

 

 

26jun69    55‑3516  F‑100D  VP  614th TFS/35th TFW, in sea 5 M off Phan Rang, SVN, shot down and caught fire, pilot ejected and was rescued

 

4-6-1969
RAF Harrier T2 XW174 of Hawker Siddeley Aviation. Crashed 4 miles north of Boscombe Down
nr. Larkhill, en route to A. & A.E.E. on delivery from Dunsfold. The pilot, Mr. D.M.S. Simpson
TP - HSA Ltd , Dunsfold.
First development batch two seater a/c. Flutter clearance test. dirt in the fuel system caused an
engine failure at 3k ft. The pilot was unable to force land as planned and ejected at 100 ft and
sustained a broken neck due to being struck on the head by a large fragment of the canopy during
the ejection sequence. The a/c crashed at Larkhill 4{\171} miles nw Boscombe Down . The pilot
recovered fully after a bone graft. Subsequently the mdc pattern on T2 a/c was altered.
[personal testimony of DMSSimpson] & [dcw] & [barg my/70/89] & [bmalog/28]

13-6-1969
RAF Gnat T1 XR952/31. Crashed near Conway, North Wales. Pilot ejected after failing to recover
from a spin.
& [barg my/70/89] & [bmal/170] & [bmalog/28]

18-6-1969
USN Crusader F-8A, BuNo 143768, NAS Dalla Reserves. Ejection area in US.
[Martin-Baker Mk.5]
[crusader book]

23-6-1969
USN Crusader F-8A, BuNo 143775, VC-2. Ejection area in US.
[Martin-Baker Mk.5]

03-Jun-69 Lt. Harkin   USN F-8 Crusader   M-B OC    
04-Jun-1969- Mr. Duncan Simpson   Civ Harr   M-B OC    
05-Jun-69 Capt. D. Moy (May)   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B EA    
05-Jun-69 COL R. Findlay   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B EA    
08-Jun-69 Capt. P. T. Gillespie   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B NK    
09-Jun-69 Lt.JG G. R. Wimbush   USN Cougar   M-B OC    
14-Jun-69 Capt. J. W. Grace   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B EA    
14-Jun-69 1.Lt. W. J. Karas   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B EA    
16-Jun-69 1.Lt. Polster   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B EA    
16-Jun-69 MAJ G. Fulghum   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B EA    
18-Jun-69 1.Lt. P. D. Howman   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B NK    
23-Jun-69 Lt.JG G.M.Watts   USN F-8 Crusader   M-B OC    
25-Jun-69 1.Lt. S. S. Talbot   USMC  F-4 Phantom    M-B OC    
25-Jun-69 1.Lt. A. Vadyak   USMC  F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
28-Jun-69 Capt. R. Morrison   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
28-Jun-69 Capt. Jones   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    

 

   July     

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew seat photo

3-7-1969
USN Crusader F-8J, BuNo 150656, VF-162, CVA-14. Ejection area unknown.
[Martin-Baker Mk.5]
[crusader book]

6-7-1969
USN Crusader F-8H, BuNo 148636, VF-111, CVA-14. Ejection area Vietnam, Non combat.
[Martin-Baker Mk.5]
[crusader book]

7-7-1969
USN A-6 Intruder. Lt. Cdr. D. R. Herman and Lt. P. M. Soucek ejected.
[sj./2508 & 2509]9-7-1969
RAF Phantom FGR2 XV395/470 of 228 OCU. Crashed near Horncastle, Lincs while on approach
to Coningsby after the crew ejected due to stiffening of the controls caused by a loss of hydraulic
pressure. Paris Air Show code carried.
[bmal/171]

11-7-1969
USN Crusader F-8H, BuNo 148640, VF-24, CVA-19. Ejection area unknown.
[Martin-Baker Mk.5]
[crusader book]

18-7-1969
USN Crusader F-8K, BuNo 146974, VC-4. Ejection area in US.
[Martin-Baker Mk.5]
[crusader book]

19-7-1969
USN Crusader F-8A, BuNo 145363, NAF Washington DC Reserves. Ejection area in US.
[Martin-Baker Mk.5]
[crusader book]

22-7-1969
RAAF Macchi of East Sale CFS. Pilot Flt. Lt. B.C. Newman ejected 100-120ft and 120-140kt.
when aircraft suffered control failure following a fire. He landed in soft mud at airfield boundary
almost immediately after parachute developed. Minor injuries during ejection. Second pilot F. Off.
Holsken attempted ejection beyond the performance of the seat envelope. The sequence initiated
but there was insufficient time to operate before aircraft impact with the ground.
[Newman-Martin-Baker O4A. Parachu

02-Jul-69 Capt. R. Sheppard   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
02-Jul-69 COL Fallon   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B NK    
05-Jul-69 Lt.JG S. G. Bambauer   USN F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
03-Jul-69 Lt.JG K. C. Cutter   USN F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
03-Jul-69 Lt. T. R. Weinal   USN  F-8 Crusader     M-B OC    
03-Jul-69 Lt.JG R. G. Benn   USN  F-4 Phantom   M-B NK    
03-Jul-1969-  Lt.JG S. J. Shield   USN  F-4 Phantom   M-B NK    
06-Jul-69 G.P.Hahn   USN F-8 Crusader   M-B OC    
07-Jul-69 1.Lt. J. L. Hiersche      USMC  F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
07-Jul-69 MAJ C. C. McClennan    USMC  F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
07-Jul-69 Lt. Cdr. D. R. Herman    USN  Intruder   M-B      
07-Jul-69 Lt. P. M. Soucek    USN  Intruder      M-B OC    
09-Jul-69 Flt. Lt. F. M. Pearson     RAF  F-4 Phantom    M-B OC    
09-Jul-69 Flt. Lt. J. E. Rooum    RAF F-4 Phantom     M-B OC    
11-Jul-69 Lt.JG T. E. Albus   USN F-8 Crusader    M-B OC    
17-Jul-69 S.TEN D. Guastamacchia   Italy MB326   M-B OC    
17-Jul-69 S.TEN M. Moret   Italy  MB326   M-B OC    
19-Jul-69 MAJ R. N. Bacon     USMC  F-8 Crusader    M-B NK    
22-Jul-69 Lt.F Lt. B. C. Newman A   USAF MB326    M-B NK    
23-Jul-69 S.Lt. Vassal   Fr AF  Mirage    M-B NK    
24-Jul-69 Cdr. Langlois   Fr AF  Mirage   M-B NK    
24-Jul-69 Lt. Lang   Fr AF  Mirage   M-B NK    
25-Jul-69     USMC  F-4 Phantom   M-B EA    
25-Jul-69     USMC  F-4 Phantom   M-B EA    
30-Jul-69 MAJ F. Gromoll   GerAF  L.T33   M-B OC    
30-Jul-69 W.O N. Nipprashk   GerAF  L.T33   M-B OC    
30-Jul-69 Capt. A. Baumgart   GerAF  F-104    M-B NK    
30-Jul-69 MAJ H. Eberhard   GerAF  L.T33   M-B OC    
30-Jul-69 Sgt. A. Voges   GerAF L.T33   M-B OC    
31-Jul-69 Lt. Menessier   Fr AF  Mystere   M-B OC    

   August     

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
12th August 1969 USN F-8J Crusader 150330 VF-53 Made  several attempts to land into the Morest system. PIO {pilot induced oscillation] caused the aircraft to bounce over the arresting wire each time. Crashed  NAS Dallas on rwy 31 Lt. Manlove ejected info via Willy Carroll Martin-Baker Mk.5
August 1969                
August 1969                
August 1969                
August 1969                
August 1969                
August 1969                

2-8-1969
USN Crusader F-8J, BuNo 149214, VF-53, CVA-31. Ejection area unknown.
[Martin-Baker Mk.5]
[crusader book]

2-8-1969
USN Crusader F-8A, BuNo 145365 NAF Washington DC Marine Reserves. Ejection area in US.
[Martin-Baker Mk.5]
[crusader book]

5-8-1969
USN Crusader F-8A, BuNo 143680, NAF Washington DC Marine Reserves. Ejection area in US.
[Martin-Baker Mk.5]
[crusader book]



13-8-1969
USN Crusader F-8J, BuNo 150349, VF-211, CVA-19. Ejection area unknown.
[Martin-Baker Mk.5]
[crusader book]

26-8-1969
USMC A-6 Intruder. 1st Lt. R. W. Albright ejected.
[sj./2548]
 

02aug69  149214  F‑8J  NF 2  VF‑53, in Gulf of Tonkin oft NVN, engine explosion during BARCAP, pilot ejected and was rescued

 

 

03aug69  66‑7599  F‑4D  LF  390th TFS/366th TFW, nr Ubon RTAFB, Thailand, hit by 37mm AAA in southern Laos, 20 M W of Khe Sanh and attempted to fly back to Thailand, 2 crew ejected and rescued

 

 

O6aug69  56‑3090  F‑100D  SM  308th TFS/31st TFW, nr Ate Long Lam, 25 M NE of Phan Thief, SVN, hit by small arms fire during target run, pilot ejected and was rescued by Army helicopter

 

OBaug69  55‑3581  F‑100D  VP  614th TFS/35th TFW, 5 M from Phan Rang AB, SVN, hit by ground fire 15 M SE of Song Bay City and tried to return to base, pilot ejected and was rescued by HH‑43

 

09aug69  67‑0261  F‑4E  JJ  34th TFS/388th TFW, nr Muong Soumi, nr Nam Ngum reservoir. 45 M N of Vientiane, Laos, hit by AAA during attack on truck park, crew ejected and rescued by USAF helicopter

155455  OV‑10A  WB  VMO‑6, on flight from Quang Tn, SVN, engine caught fire during training flight, 2 crew ejected safely

 

12aug69  150330  F‑8J  NF 200  VF‑53, Gulf of Tonkin off NVN, loss of engine RPM during BARCAP, pilot ejected and was rescued

 

13aug69  152003  A‑4E  NF 504  VA‑144, Gulf of Tonkin off NVN, stalled during launch from USS Bon Homme Richard and ditched, pilot ejected safely

 

18aug69 65‑0921  RF‑40  AE  16th TRS/460th TRW, nr Tan Son Nhut AB, SVN, during take‑off, 2 crew ejected safely

 

23aug69    55‑2895  F‑100D  VS  612th TFS Det.1, 55 M SW of Phan Rang, SVN, during napalm run, explosion of one of its own napalm bombs damaged aircraft to such an extent that pilot had to eject., pilot ejected and rescued by Army helicopter

 

27aug69  65‑0634  F‑4D  HK  480th TFS/37th TFW, in sea 5 M offshore, nr Ouang Ngai, SVN, hit by ground fire during attack run nr Due Pho, 25 M S of Quang Ngai. One engine quit and aircraft caught fire; crew turned

  aircraft towards sea before ejecting, 2 crew ejected and rescued by Army helicopter 

 

02-Aug-69 MAJ J. R. Frola   USMC  F-8 Crusader   M-B OC    
02-Aug-69 Lt. G.Wells   USN  F-8 Crusader   M-B OC    
03-Aug-69 1.Lt. A. Hendrick??    USAF  F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
04-Aug-69 Capt. M. Allen   USAF  F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
04-Aug-69 Lt.COL E. Anderson   USAF  F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
05-Aug-69 MAJ J. M. uebel   USMC  F-8 Crusader   M-B OC    
05-Aug-69 Lt.JG D. M. McCloskey   USN  Cougar   M-B OC    
09-Aug-69 Capt. P. Lang   USAF  F-4 Phantom   M-B EA    
09-Aug-69 Capt. S. Magsig   USAF  F-4 Phantom   M-B EA    
09-Aug-69 Capt. H. K. Kriegskotten-Bartsc   GerAF  F.G91   M-B OC    
12-Aug-69 Lt.JG B.Walker   USN F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
12-Aug-69 Lt.JG C.Brion   USN F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
12-Aug-69 Lt. J.Scales   USN F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
13-Aug-69 Lt. Cdr. J. McCarthy   USN F-8 Crusader   M-B OC    
18-Aug-69 Capt. R. Richardson   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
18-Aug-69 MAJ Wolf   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
19-Aug-69     USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B NK    
21-Aug-69 Lt. S. Kanjilal   Ind N Sea Hawk   M-B OC    
25-Aug-69 Lt. J.Ruliffson   USN F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
26-Aug-69 1.Lt. R. W. Albright   USMC  Intruder   M-B OC    
27-Aug-69 Capt. C.Wigert   USAF  F-4 Phantom   M-B EA    
27-Aug-69 MAJ J.Back   USAF  F-4 Phantom   M-B E    
29:08.7 CWO L. Anderson   USA Mohawk   M-B EA    

   September     

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew seat photo

4-9-1969
RAF Jet Provost T3 XN576/79 of CFS. Crashed at Northleach, Gloucs. following engine failure.
The crew ejected safely.
[bmal/171] & [bmalog/28]

12-9-1969
USN Crusader F-8J, BuNo 150861, VF-194, CVA-34. Ejection area unknown.
[Martin-Baker Mk.5]
[crusader book]

21-9-1969 Vietnam
USMC A-6 Intruder. 1st Lt. R. Hargrave and Maj. P. Busch ejected.
[sj./2569 & 2570]

22-9-1969
RAF Lightning F6 XS926/B of 5 Sqn. Crashed into the North Sea sixty miles of Flamborough
Head, Yorks after the pilot ejected following loss of control.
[bmal/171] & [bmalog/28]

26-9-1969
ISN A-6 Intruder. LtJg W. Bovitz and LtJg G. Ganson ejected.
[sj./2571 & 2572]

27-9-1969
USN Crusader F-8J, BuNo 149172, VF-53, CVA-31. Ejection area unknown.
[Martin-Baker Mk.5]
[crusader book]


The crash was probabably North American F-100D Super Sabre serialled 56-2986 (from 20th Tactical Fighter Wing /79th Tactical Fighter Squadron (20th TFW/79th TFS)) which crashed on final approach to RAF Marham on Sep 13, 1969. Pilot unhurt. The 20th TFW was Headquartered at Wethersfield where the 55th TFS and 77th TFS were based but the third Squadron in the Wing (79th TFS) was based at RAF Woodbridge.

01-Sep-69 Classified         M-B      
01-Sep-69 Classified         M-B      
04-Sep-69 Flt. Lt. Foster   RAF  Jet Provost   M-B OC    
04-Sep-69 Flt. Lt. Francis   RAF Jet Provost   M-B OC    
07-Sep-69 Capt. D.Rietz   USA Mohawk   M-B EA    
07-Sep-69 SP4 E. McAuley   USA Mohawk   M-B EA    
09-Sep-69 1.Lt. Niederauer   USAF F-4 Phantom   M-B OC    
11-Sep-69 Classified         M-B      
12-Sep-69 Lt. C.Riddle   USN F-8 Crusader   M-B NK    
15-Sep-69 1.Lt. Lookingland   USAF F-4 Phantom    M-B NK    
15-Sep-69 Capt. D.C.Shultis   USAF  F-4 Phantom   M-B NK    
16-Sep-69 MAJ Neel   RAF Lightning   M-B OC    
16-Sep-69 S.Lt. R. S. G. Kent   RN Buccaneer   M-B OC