Accident Vought F8U-1E Crusader 145447, Wednesday 11 January 1961
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Date:Wednesday 11 January 1961
Type:Silhouette image of generic F8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Vought F8U-1E Crusader
Owner/operator:VMF-312 USMC
Registration: 145447
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Mount Fuji -   Japan
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Lost control and crashed, 1Lt Merritt ejected


Civil Airworthiness

Revision history:

01-Nov-2018 08:38 J155 Added
07-Feb-2020 10:15 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]
26-Feb-2022 19:15 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Other fatalities]

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