Accident Fairchild-Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II 78-0661, Thursday 23 October 1980
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Date:Thursday 23 October 1980
Type:Silhouette image of generic A10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Fairchild-Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II
Owner/operator:354th TFWg USAF
Registration: 78-0661
MSN: A10-0281
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Bethune, SC -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Myrtle Beach AFB
Destination airport:Pointsett Range
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Written off 23/10/80. Aircraft destroyed on impact with ground. Pilot James A Frey killed, no attempt to eject, suspected delayed incapacitation from preflight head injury.


1. (Scramble 256)

Revision history:

02-Jun-2014 00:25 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Country, Source, Narrative]
30-May-2018 18:59 taroth0428 Updated [Total fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
31-May-2018 18:25 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
30-May-2021 10:02 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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