Accident Fairchild-Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II 79-0083, Friday 8 May 1981
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Date:Friday 8 May 1981
Type:Silhouette image of generic A10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Fairchild-Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II
Owner/operator:81st TFWg USAF
Registration: 79-0083
MSN: A10-0347
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Wainfleet, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Departure airport:RAF Bentwaters, Suffolk
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed at Wainfleet, Lincolnshire 8/5/1981. Per the report in Flight International, the aircraft crashed "during a pop-up attack. Parachute did not open, seat out of envelope"


1. (Scramble 256)

Revision history:

03-Jan-2009 11:42 harro Updated
04-Jun-2013 03:32 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Jun-2013 16:29 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]
12-Jun-2020 16:09 Allach Updated [Operator, Operator]

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