Accident Fairchild-Republic YA-10A Thunderbolt II 73-1668, Tuesday 11 March 1980
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Date:Tuesday 11 March 1980
Type:Silhouette image of generic A10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Fairchild-Republic YA-10A Thunderbolt II
Owner/operator:ADTC USAF
Registration: 73-1668
MSN: A10-0005
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Santa Rosa Island, FL -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Elgin AFB, Florida (VPS/KVPS)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Fifth (of six) pre-production YF-10A aircraft. Written off 11/3/1980 when crashed onto the Santa Rosa Island Range Complex, a component of the Eglin AFB testing range, located 17.5 miles west-southwest of the main base, on Santa Rosa Island, Florida. (Approximate co-ordinates 30°24′01″N 086°41′47″W). The aircraft was on strength with the ADTC at the time.



Revision history:

25-Aug-2013 18:13 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
30-May-2021 10:05 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]
09-Jul-2023 02:23 Ron Averes Updated

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