Accident Vought A-7H Corsair II , Tuesday 26 August 2014
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Date:Tuesday 26 August 2014
Time:09:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Vought A-7H Corsair II
Owner/operator:Elliniki Polemikí Aeroporía
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Komotini -   Greece
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Araxos AB (LGRX)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Assigned to the 116th Fighter Wing. Crashed in Rhodopi mountains reportedly after an engine problem during a mock dogfight with another A-7. Pilot ejected and received only minor injuries.

Sources:

http://greece.greekreporter.com/2014/08/26/fighter-jet-crashes-in-northern-greece-pilot-safe/
http://en.protothema.gr/hellenic-airforce-a-7-corsair-crashes-at-komotini/
https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/greek-air-force-investigates-cause-of-a-7-crash-403435/

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Aug-2014 11:09 Abel83 Added
26-Aug-2014 11:11 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
26-Aug-2014 16:50 Anon. Updated [Date]
26-Aug-2014 21:34 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Aug-2014 09:22 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Narrative]
29-Aug-2014 08:31 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Narrative]
08-Sep-2014 11:08 Aerossurance Updated [Phase, Source, Narrative]
08-Sep-2014 20:40 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
28-Nov-2014 16:48 TB Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]

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