Incident Vought A-7D Corsair II 73-1005, Monday 12 January 1981
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Date:Monday 12 January 1981
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Vought A-7D Corsair II
Owner/operator:USAF
Registration: 73-1005
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:San Juan-Muñiz Air National Guard Base -   Puerto Rico
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Eight Corsair II jets belonging to the United States Air National Guard were destroyed by a series of explosions at the Muñiz Air National Guard Base. A pro- independence terrorist group claimed responsibility.

Sources:

http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9F04E0D6173BF931A25752C0A967948260&n=Top%2FNews%2FU.S.%2FU.S.%20States%2C%20Territories%20and%20Possessions%2FPuerto%20Rico
http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1982/1982%20-%200081.html

Revision history:

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03-Jan-2009 11:21 harro Updated

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