Accident Grumman A-6E Intruder 155633, Friday 2 January 1981
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Date:Friday 2 January 1981
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Grumman A-6E Intruder
Owner/operator:VMAT(AW)-202 USMC
Registration: 155633
MSN: I-388
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Dare County Navy Bombing Range, West of Mateo, North Carolina -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:MCAS Cherry Point, Havelock, North Carolina (NKT/KNKT)
Destination airport:MCAS Cherry Point, Havelock, North Carolina (NKT/KNKT)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
A-6E Intruder BuNo. 155633/'KC-05' of VMAT(AW)-202, US Marine Corps, based at MCAS Cherry Point. Havelock, North Carolina. Destroyed January 2, 1981 when crashed during routine training flight at the Dare County Bombing Range, West of Mateo, North Carolina.

Both crew - 1st Lt Christopher Kline "Chris" Taylor (pilot) and Captain Douglas Doran (Bombardier/Navigator) - were killed.

Sources:

1. http://web.archive.org/web/20180422222159/http://www.millionmonkeytheater.com/A-6.html
2. http://www.joebaugher.com/navy_serials/thirdseries19.html
3. http://web.archive.org/web/20171103001143/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/aircraft_by_type/a6_prowler.htm
4. https://www.findagrave.com/page=gr&GRid=33717282

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Sep-2010 14:30 ASN Archive
31-Mar-2016 17:10 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Dec-2019 16:40 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Operator]

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