Accident Vought A-7A Corsair II 152665, Thursday 13 January 1977
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Date:Thursday 13 January 1977
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Vought A-7A Corsair II
Owner/operator:US Navy
Registration: 152665
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:at sea, on board USS Midway -
Phase: Pushback / towing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:USS Midway
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Rolled off deck and sunk with P/C Ed Moore in the cockpit:
Lost overboard during inclement weather from USS Midway (CV-41) while being repositioned. Plane Captain was in the cockpit at the time. Both plane and the plane captain went down in the icy sea and were never seen again.


Sources:

Joe Baugher's pages

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Jul-2011 05:06 Anon. Added
18-Jul-2011 08:38 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
18-Jul-2011 10:44 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Damage]
12-Apr-2013 19:31 Uli Elch Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
24-Oct-2017 14:29 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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