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Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
1st January 1979 NFD             Martin-Baker
1st January 1979 NFD             Martin-Baker
1st January 1979 NFD             Martin-Baker
3rd January 1979
USAF
F-101F 59-0327 147 FIG, Ellington ANGB, Texas Pitched up at night, aircraft crashed in Gulf of Mexico 40 miles South of Galveston, Texas      
Capt James Woods, never recovered Capt Stu Crockett, rescued by Coast Guard
[personal testimony]
 
13th January 1979
USAF  
F-4 Phantom       Capt. R. Sims   Martin-Baker
19th January 1979
Fr AF
Mirage       Huth   Martin-Baker
Lt. Helies   Martin-Baker
23rd January 1979 
RAN
Skyhawk  A-4G N13-155051 VF805  Squadron 12 nm  southeast of  Braidwood,  NSW  LP turbine  failure/engine fire ,    SBLT C.  Tomlinson  .  Pilot ejected, rescued  by RAAF

 helicopter.
ESCAPAC 1C 3
25th January 1979
USAF  
Phantom       ?   Martin-Baker
?   Martin-Baker
26th January 1979
USA
OV-1C Mohawk 61-2719   Mid-Air Collision Shanako, OR, USA     Martin-Baker Mk.5
Capt. S. L. EIder SP4 G. Lara Martin-Baker Mk.5
USA Grumman OV-1C Mohawk Sn. 61-02719 was in collision with OV-1D Sn. 67-18916 in Oregon, USA. The two aircraft were in formation, echelon right, Trail moved up to in front and below of lead to have photograph taken by the lead aircrfat. The two aircraft collided. All four crew ejected and were picked up by unit helicopter within two hours.
26th January 1979
USA
OV-1D Mohawk 67-18916
C 6-78
  Mid-Air Collision Shanako, OR, USA   Martin-Baker Mk.5
Capt. S. F. Hammons S/Sgt. Philco H. Pheigh Martin-Baker Mk.5
USA Grumman OV-1C Mohawk Sn. 61-02719 was in collision with OV-1D Sn. 67-18916 in Oregon, USA. The two aircraft were in formation, echelon right, Trail moved up to in front and below of lead to have photograph taken by the lead aircrfat. The two aircraft collided. All four crew ejected and were picked up by unit helicopter within two hours.
FEEDBACK

Hello:

I ran across your web site and thought I would send you an email concerning this mid-air collision on 26 Jan 79 of two OV-1 Mohawk aircraft east of Shaniko Oregon.

I was the observer that was going to take the pictures of the trail aircraft,  OV-1C 61-02719. The pilot of that airplane was Capt. Elder and his observer was Sp4 Lara.

The pilot in my lead aircraft, OV-1D 67-18916, was Capt. Hammons, and of course myself S/Sgt Philo H Pheigh.

 

It's amazing how clear that experience still is in my memory, and so many years ago. Thanks to the Martin-Baker ejection seat, I am now 70 years old!!

We all survived the crash with only myself injuring my back in the ordeal.

Thank you for your time on this update.

Sincerely, SFC Philo H Pheigh (Ret.)

in email 28th June 2008

 

27th January 1979
Ecuad
S.Mas       MAJ M.P.Larrea   Martin-Baker
SBTE E.Merizalde   Martin-Baker
31st January 1979
Kuw
Mirage       Lt. A. Jassim   Martin-Baker
31st January 1979
USN
F-4 Phantom       Lt. T.E.Dewald   Martin-Baker
Lt. Cdr. J. E.McNair   Martin-Baker

   February 

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
1st February 1979
Italy
F-104       Lt. P.Magro   Martin-Baker
1st February 1979
Ger AF 
F-104       HPT F. Achner   Martin-Baker
1st February 1979
Pak
SY.F6       Flg. Off. Younas   Martin-Baker
5th February 1979
USN
F-14 Tomcat       LTJ.W.White   Martin-Baker
5th February 1979
Ger N
F-104       OLt.Z.S W.R-Grosse- Freese   Martin-Baker
7th February 1979
SAAF
MB326        Flg. Off. K-Reynolds   Martin-Baker
2.LTS.Cernio   Martin-Baker
12th February 1979
Belg
Mirage       Lt. Y.Cabolet   Martin-Baker
15th February 1979
SAAF
Mirage       Capt. A.Wasserman   Martin-Baker
16th February 1979
USAF
F‑111 D 68‑0109
CC
27th TFW nr Melrose Bombing range, 15 M W of Melrose, NM, USA crew ejected safely   Capsule
17th February 1979
Chinese Nationalist Air Force
F-5     crashed after collision with TMA Boeing 707 OD-AGO on approach to Tapei Pilot ejected    
26th February 1979
Oman 
Jaguar       Flt. Lt. R. Let   Martin-Baker
28th February 1979
RAF
Phantom FG-1 XV578
F
111 Squadron crashed into the North Sea 50 miles east of Montrose     Martin-Baker
Squadron Leader Mal. Gleeve
ejected
Flying Officer Al Lewry
ejected
Martin-Baker

"We'd been doing fighter affilation with another 111 Sqn F-4 and and Vulcan. On returning to Leuchars, we carried out a mutual run against each other when one engine seized and the other followed shortly after. Ejected around 9,000 ft. Other point of note is that we were the first 'live' RAF Sea King rescue - the aircraft was already airborne out of Boulmer when they heard the Mayday."
Al Lewry
in email 5th November 2007

   March

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
7th March 1979
USA
Grumman RV-1D Mohawk 64-14254   crashed in Germany. CWO M.M.Wagner   Martin-Baker
CWL M. A. Grant   Martin-Baker

Aircraft encountered moderate / severe icing and elected to return to home base. During ILS approach No. 1 engine failed. Pilot added power but did not have anticipated response. Pilot turned aircraft away from village

13th March 1979
HAF
F-4 Phantom       A. Hatzipoufis   Martin-Baker
V. Hiru    Martin-Baker
14th March 1979
RAF
Hunter FGA9  XJ637/0 1 TWU Engine failure. Crashed at Aberystwyth, Dyfed Flt. Lt. LM. Hunter   Martin-Baker
14th March 1979
Ger AF 
F-104        O.Lt. A.Sindelar   Martin-Baker
14th March 1979
Fr AF
Mirage       CDT Metz   Martin-Baker
19th March 1979
USN
F-14 Tomcat       Lt. Cdr. H. J. Bedinger   Martin-Baker
LT C. W. Nesby   Martin-Baker
Monday 26th March 1979 Indian Air Force MiG-21FL C-761 30 Squadron Fire in the engine Flight Lieutenant Ashok D Chhibbar
ejected

photo;
Ashok D Chhibbar
Air Commodore (Retd)
MiG
KM-1
26th March 1979

RAF
Jaguar T.2 XX147/BY 17 Sqn Bird strike. Crashed near Sudlohn in the Ruhr area of West Germany     Martin-Baker
Flt. Lt. M. Brooks Flt. Lt. W. Kirkpatrick Martin-Baker
28th March 1979
RAF
Jet Provost T3 XN585/12 1 FTS
RAF Linton On Ouse
Spurious Fire warning on take off - from air base Instructor Flt. LTJ. N L Doggart   Martin-Baker
Student P.O  C. D. Tingay      Martin-Baker
30th March 1979
Arg AF 
Mirage       Major Viola   Martin-Baker
???   Martin-Baker

 April  

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew seat photo
                 
4th April 1979 Fr AF Mirage       LTC.Norlain   Martin-Baker
10th April 1979
FAB
MB326       TEN I. A. P. Xavier   Martin-Baker
17th April 1979 GerN F-104G   WGN/MFG-1 crashed into the Wattenmeer near St. Peter Ording pilot M. Kowalewski ejected   Martin-Baker
18th April 1979
USAF  
F-4 Phantom       Capt. ????   Martin-Baker
20th April 1979
USAF  
F‑111E 70‑2367
LN
48th TFW collided in mid-air while bombing the Tain
range with F‑111E 73‑0714. Crashed in the Dornoch Firth
Crew ejected safely and were picked up by RAF rescue helicopters   Capsule
20th April 1979
USAF  
F‑111 F 73‑0714
LN
48th TFW collided in mid-air while bombing the Tain
range with F‑111 F 70‑2367. Crashed in the Dornoch Firth
Crew ejected safely and were picked up by RAF rescue helicopters   Capsule
21st April 1979 Classified             Martin-Baker
    Martin-Baker
26th April 1979
BAF
Mirage 5 BA BA 24 2 wtac Müschede, Germany SLt Glineur or Ganeur   Martin-Baker
30th April 1979
SAAF
Impala Mk.I       2.LT F. J. Sevenster   Martin-Baker
                 

 May  

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
2nd May 1979
BAF
Mirage 5 BA BA 61 3 wtac Collision with Ba-39 Houyet SLt A. Denis Martin-Baker Martin-Baker
10th May 1979
USAF
RF-4C Phantom 71-0253/BA 67TRW   Capt. Webb   Martin-Baker
16th May 1979
BAF
Mirage 5 BA BA 28 3 wtac Engine failure, Schleyden, Germany 2nd Lt. L. Beeck   Martin-Baker
16th May 1979 USAF F-4 Phantom        ejected   Martin-Baker
ejected   Martin-Baker
17th May 1979
BAF
Mirage 5 BD BD 08 3 wtac Engine failure during an approach GCA,  Oreye Cpt J. P. Notte (8 sqn)   Martin-Baker
Lt R. Declercq (42 sqn)   Martin-Baker
21st May 1979 USN F-14 Tomcat       Lt. Cdr.  J.C.Trevathan    Martin-Baker
Cdr. G. L Moore   Martin-Baker
22nd May 1979
RAF
Folland Gnat T1 XP539
 
CFS Instument Rating Revalidation. Fuel blockage caused engine problems and aircraft abandoned. RAF Leeming, Yorks. Both crew ejected at low level.   Folland
Wing Commander Ernie Jones
Co-Pilot
 ejected OK
Flt Lt Mike Underdown
Pilot
ejected
Sustained spinal injury
Folland
FEEDBACK

XP539 actually belonged to the Red Arrows, but was a  reserve ship not fitted with smoke. It was flown by , our CO, Wing Commander Ernie Jones, who was the only person on board, and was visiting Training Command HQ. The accident was due to asymmetric fuelling of the aircraft – when one side ran out of fuel the flow proportioner, which equalised usage from both sides, cut the fuel flow off from the other side. Lots of red faces.
[see FEEDBACK below]

FEEDBACK

 ".   .   .
Duration of flight:  25 Minutes (until ejection at very low level of both myself and Wg Cdr Jones)
Wg Cdr Jones sustained no serious injuries, however, I spent several months recovering from spinal injury.

Yours faithfully,
Captain Mike Underdown M.B.E. (Retired)
in email 11th April 2013

23rd May 1979
RAN
Skyhawk  A-4G N13-154909 VF805
HMAS
  MELBOURNE

at sea, 45 nm
  east of Jervis  Bay. Arrestor wire parted  during land-on, lost directional control at low level. Pilot  ejected at low level  without injury. 
USS exchange pilot Lt. Cmdr. Kevin Finan, ejected safely. ESCAPAC 1C 3
25th May 1979 RAF Lightning F6 XS931/D 5 Sqn Crashed into the North Sea off Hornsea, Humberside Flg. Off..Peter Coker   Martin-Baker
29th May 1979
Yugoslav Air Force JRV
MiG-21F-13       Captain Mato Vulic ejected   SK-1

   June    

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
1st June 1979 USN  F-4J Phantom II 153813
NF 2
VF‑151   Lt.JG R. H. Gallacher     Martin-Baker
Lt.JGC.B.Campell    Martin-Baker
1st June 1979 USMC F‑4S 155828
DW
VMFA‑251  into Atlantic off SC, USA  1st Lt. J J. Hill     Martin-Baker
6th June 1979
SAAF
Mirage     THIS IS NOT THE EJECTION BELOW???

DETAILS PLEASE

???   Martin-Baker
7th June 1979
Ind N 
Kiran       Lt. Cdr. S.P.Singh   Martin-Baker
Lt. M. S. Mamik   Martin-Baker
11th June 1979 Fr N Etendard       G. Gerard   Martin-Baker
12th June 1979 RAF Harrier GR.3 XV781/O Squadron engine fire. crashed on approach to Gutersloh Flt. Lt. T. R.Watts  ejected safely   Martin-Baker
14th June 1979 Classified NFD           Martin-Baker
14th June 1979 Italy  F-104       Capt. K Roccheffi     Martin-Baker
28th June 1979
FAB
Mirage       ??? ejected   Martin-Baker

   July     

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
2nd July 1979 USAF F-4 Phantom        1.Lt. H.S.Ruth   Martin-Baker
Capt. G. McConneII   Martin-Baker
3rd July 1979 RAF Hunter FGA.9 XK140/N 2 TWU crashed into the sea off Lochniver, Scotland Capt. Checa ejected successfully.    
6th July 1979
SAAF
Mirage III R2Z 856 2sqn Struck by AAA during photographic recon. run near Omapande, Angola Major Otto A. Schür ejected and evaded capture   Martin-Baker
6th July 1979 Ger AF F-104       1.Lt. U.Wagner   Martin-Baker
6th July 1979 RAF Hunter F.6A XG197/26 1 TWU Engine failure. Crashed into Tintagel village, Cornwall, Flt. Lt. Nicholson ejected safely   Martin-Baker

11th July 1979 USAF XST-2,   Have Blue  1002     Ken Dyson ejected safely ACES II
12th July 1979 FAF Jaguar A45/7-IB 7 Esc crashed at Norvenich, West Germany Pilot Lt. Roux
ejected.
   
16th July 1979 USAF EB-57E 55-4254 17th DSES crashed into a chemical plant in Salt Lake City, Utah ejected safely    
ejected safely    
18th July 1979
 (PAF)
SY.F6       P.O Shahid    Martin-Baker
18th July 1979 RAF Jaguar GR.1 XX960
AY
14 Squadron Struck TV Mast. Crashed near Iserlohn, West Germany Flt. Lt. G. A. Wardell ejected safely.   Martin-Baker
19th July 1979
RAAF
MB 326H  Macchi A7-091 2FTS  Control lost during  aerobatics practice. Crashed  east  northeast Pearce RAAF Base WA  Trainee pilot Robert Allan ejected from  inverted spinning  aircraft below 5,000 ft  with only minor injuries   Martin-Baker AUO4B
26th July 1979 USMC   F-4 Phantom        MR. M. E. Meyer

Lt.COL F.H.Menning 

Capt. R. M. Loibl

CW04 R. A. Waltzer

   
26th July 1979 USMC   F-4 Phantom           
27th July 1979 USAF A‑10A 75‑0271
CM
355th TFW collided with a turkey vultureBonita, Gila Bend ranges, AZ, USA pilot ejected safely   ACES II

   August     

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew seat photo
7th August 1979
Spanish Air Force
Mirage IIIEE C.11-12
122-06
EdA
Ala11  

Crashed during a strafing run at the Bardenas Reales weapons range -ricocheting 30mm round hit engine area

Capt. D. A. G. Lozano  SEE - 16th December 1970 is this a second ejection for Lozano OR are the two incidents confused Martin-Baker
Cdr. E. P. G. Sancho

Major Poyo ejected, light wounds

Martin-Baker
7th August 1979
RAAF
Mirage  III-OA A3-47 2 OCU Undercarriage  malfunction. 8 nm north  northeast of  RAAF
Williamtown,
  NSW
Flt. Lt. G. Lee  ejected at 5,000 ft and  200 kts with only minor  injuries. Martin-Baker
9th August 1979   F‑4D 66‑7665
SP
52nd TFW, Saarbrucken, West Germany Thalexweiler, nr Saarbrucken, West Germany      
Capt. A. R. Poulin Capt. J. M. Sciacca  
9th August 1979   F‑16B 78‑0078
HL
388th TFW, Hill AFB, UT, USA Crashed on approach The Belgian AF pilot
ejected
   
9th August 1979
Port.AF
Fiat G.91       Cdr .C. Afonso   Martin-Baker
14th August 1979
SAAF
Impala Mk.I       Cadet A. White   Martin-Baker
Capt. J. P. de Beer   Martin-Baker
17th August 1979 RAF Lightning F.3 XP737 "N" LTF 11 Squadron Part of undercarriage would not lower. Crashed into the Irish Sea off RAF Valley inbound to Valley for the open day on 18-8-1979,
Anglesey
Flg. Off. R. T. KnowIes    
17th August 1979 USAF F-4 Phantom 69-0268
SP
52nd TFW, Saarbrucken, West Germany        
1.Lt. T. J. Newsom Capt. L. J. Alley  
18th August 1979
 (PAF)
SY.F6       Flt. Lt. Rizvi    
20th August 1979 Fr AF Mirage       Capt. Guerin    
22nd August 1979 Fr AF Mirage       Lt. J. M. Guesdon    
24th August 1979
RAAF
GD F-111C A8-137 1SQN Ohakea, NZ   Water ingestion into  engines during take-off  from Ohakea, New
Zealand, 
Crew ejected in escape  module on Rwy 27 at 90  kts with only minor  injuries.
 
FLT LT  (N) A. Curr  FLG OFF (P) M.  Kelly  
28th August 1979 USAF F-4D Phantom 66-7594
or
66-7617
474th TFW DETAILS ??

COLLISION ??

     
Capt.  R. W.Newman Capt.  P. Nakagawa  
                 

   September     

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
6th September 1979 Ger N F-104             
KPT Lt. U. Korst KPT Lt. H. Resch  
8th September 1979
 (PAF)
SY.F6       Sqn. Ldr. H. A. Khawaja    
8th September 1979
USN
F-14 Tomcat 160672
NL-203
VF-111
USS Kitty Hawk
Crashed near Cubi Point, Philippines during a  launch for a night carrier qualifications as the ship steamed in the South China Sea     Martin-Baker
LT Lloyd A. Vermillion
ejected
LT(JG) Richard W. Cummings
ejected
Martin-Baker
Both crew recovered by a SAR helo
FEEDBACK

There are conflicting crew details from several sources. All agree that LTJG Cummings ejected. D. Abel is given as the other crew member. Can anyone confirm the details? 

10th September 1979
Yugoslav Air Force JRV
MiG-21U two-seat training verion of the Mig-21       Lieutenant Zvonmir Bartolic ejected low altitude - did not survive   SK-1
Major Franc Semrl ejected low altitude - did not survive   SK-1
10th September 1979 USN F-14 Tomcat            
Lt. D. W. Williams Lt. Cdr.C.C. Farris  
13th September 1979
GAF
F-4F
Phantom II
38+23


JG 71
" Richthofen"

      Martin-Baker
HPT H. Stadler
ejected
  Martin-Baker
14th September 1979 USAF RF-4C Phantom II 64-1007 16th TRS, 363rd TRW, 9th AF, Shaw AFB, South Carolina, USA       Martin-Baker
MAJ  T. A. Galayda Capt. A. K. Sheppard Martin-Baker
16th September 1979
FAB
MB326       ????  ejected   Martin-Baker
16th September 1979
FAB
MB326       ????   Martin-Baker
17th September 1979 Venez  Mirage        ejected    
18th September 1979 RAF Lightning F6 XR723/A 5 Sqn Engine fire. Crashed into the Mediterranean Sea fifteen miles off
Akrottiri, Cyprus
Captain Peter Carter    
21st September 1979 RAF Harrier GR.3  XV757/12   collided in mid-air and crashed, one onto open
ground south of the town, the other crashed onto three houses in Wisbeach, Cambridgeshire.
Three civilian fatalities
 ejected    
21st September 1979 RAF Harrier GR.3 XZ128/15    ejected Flt. LTC. J. Gowers W.C R. B. Duckett  
20th September 1979
Romania
Orao       L. P. Botea   Martin-Baker
21st September 1979 USN F-4 Phantom            
Lt. Cdr.C. M. Lawler Lt.JG J. M. Forster  
22nd September 1979 Ind AF Marut       Sqn. Ldr. S.C. Batra    
                 

   October    

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew seat photo
1st October 1979 Ger AF  F-104             
 O.Lt. H.Hoffman O.Lt. K. Konietzka  
3rd October 1979 USAF F-15A 77-072. '061' 49th TFW USAF mid-air collision with F-15A 77-061/HO which landed at NAS Fallon minus most of its port fin and stabiliser pilot
ejected, picked up by UH-1N 158242/' Leemore Rescue'.
   
4th October 1979 RAF Harrier GR3 XW766/E 3 Sqn Loss of power. Crashed into a wood near Ravensberg, West Germany Flt. LTC.C. N. Burwell ejected    
12th October 1979 Fr N Etend       Lt. Cdr. D. E. Torcy    
12th October 1979 USN F-14 Tomcat            
Lt. J. P. Parnell ENS T. F. Streeter  
13th October 1979 USN RF-8G Crusader BuNo. 145646 VFP-63, CV-63        
15th October 1979   Classified           Martin-Baker
17th October 1979   Classified           Martin-Baker
18th October 1979
SAAF
Impala Mk.II 1053 or 1033   hit by AAA on armed recon mission near Omapande, Angola Major Aubry Bell ejected and was recovered
(ref. Fire, Flood and Ice - ch.1)
   
22nd October 1979           LTC. S. K. Rodnick   Martin-Baker
25th October 1979 Fr AF Mirage        Sgt. Houben    Martin-Baker
29th October 1979 USA Grumman RV-1D Mohawk Sn. 64-14272          
Capt. D. Bailey ejected CWO4 E. Serna  

 Crashed in Germany. Aircraft encountered moderate icing conditions during the conduct of border mission. De-icing systems were operating. The SIP in the right seat saw flames coming from the vicinity of the No. 2engine after the aircraft had yawed to the right. The engine was secured by the SIP. Approximately 30 seconds after the fire was detected on the No. 2 engine sparks were observed coming from the No. 1 engine exhaust. The left engine lost power. The crew attempted to restart No. 2 engine with no success.

29th October 1979 USAF F-4 Phantom II     DETAILS      
     
30th October 1979 USAF F‑111 E 68‑0012
UH
79th TFS/20th TFW crashed into woods near Harlton, near Cambridge, Cambs, UK crew ejected safely   crew module
                 
                 
                 

22-Oct-79 or 25-10-1979
Impala of SAAF crashed on take-off from Lanseria Airport. The pilot ejected.
[barg ju/230/80]
CHECK THIS LOSS

   November   

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
7th November 1979 Fr AF Mirage         Capt. Lavergne    
9th November 1979 Ger AF  F-104        KPT.Lt. L. Stryi    
8th November 1979 RAF Harrier GR3 XV756/26 1 Squadron
RAF Wittering
suffered ricochet damage. Crashed into marshland near the
Holbeach ranges, Lincolnshire
Pilot Flt. Lt. Boyens ejected safely    
13th November 1979 WGAF TF-104G   WS-10 crashed near Jever or Valkenburg, Holland      
O.Lt. R. Friedrich HPT K. Braun   
15th November 1979
also seen as 26th November 1979

FAA
Dagger C-406
(c/n S-13
  Engine problems. Crashed near la Estancia Santa Lidiad, Azul, Buenos Aires
1er. lieutenant Amílcar Cimatti ejected safely
  Martin-Baker
15th November 1979   Classified            
19th November 1979 Mor Mirage     combat ??      
15th November 1979 McDonnell Douglas Co. YAV‑8B
2nd prototype
158395 McDonnell Douglas Co. engine problems, into woods or Lake of the Ozarks, MO, USA pilot   ejected safely    
                 

   December     

8 Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew seat photo
Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew seat photo
3rd December 1979
 (PAF)
SY.F6       Sqn. Ldr. Nazar   Martin-Baker
4th December 1979 Arg AF  Canberra           Martin-Baker
10th December 1979 RAF Jaguar GR1 XX755 226 OCU collided with Jaguar GR1 XX749 of 226 OCU, crashed
near Lumsden, Scotland. Pilot of XX749 killed
Flt. LTC.Watson ejected   Martin-Baker
10th December 1979 USN F‑4J 155867
AC 214
VF‑103 control lost at 19,000 ft during ACM     Martin-Baker
Lt.JG J. T. Weber Lt. Cdr. G. L. Enligh Martin-Baker
10th December 1979
HAF
RF-4E Phantom 5029
77-0357
348 MTA       Martin-Baker
L. Loannis J. Ganias Martin-Baker
11th December 1979   AV‑8A 159369
CG 20
VMA‑231
USS Saipan
engine failure after take‑off. Crashed into sea pilot ejected safely   Stencel
16th December 1979 USN EA-6B Prowler 158037
AJ-612
VAQ134   Lt. P. B. Holtzbaur ejected   Martin-Baker
LtJg R. Handricks ejected   Martin-Baker
LtJg J. Mackins ejected   Martin-Baker
??? FATE    
18th December 1979 USN ?? F-4J Phantom II 157271
NJ157
VF-121 Crashed into Pacific off San Clemente Island, CA. USA     Martin-Baker
Capt. R. W. Elflein  1.Lt. D. Harrell Martin-Baker