Accident LTV A-7E Corsair II 157539, Wednesday 7 February 1973
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Date:Wednesday 7 February 1973
Time:20:13
Type:Silhouette image of generic A7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
LTV A-7E Corsair II
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Registration: 157539
MSN: E262
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:10
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Alameda, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Lemoore NAS
Destination airport:Sacramento
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Pilot lost control of his aircraft and crashed into a four story apartment building. Lt Robert Lee Ward (28).

Sources:

British pathe
https://www.britishpathe.com/video/VLVA960VDM25B90L3H16ZSY1TWBLD-UNITED-STATES-FIREMEN-FIGHT-FIRE-AND-SEARCH-FOR-BODIES-IN-RUBBLE/query/Crash

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Dec-2018 16:48 Cobar Added
22-Dec-2018 16:50 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
25-Jan-2022 20:21 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
28-Feb-2022 16:55 TB Updated [Operator, Narrative]
28-Feb-2022 16:55 TB Updated [Location]

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