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F-15C Fuselage Separation (Animation)


Video 441 added on 2008-01-28:
Video Type: Crash
Aircraft: McDonnell Douglas F-15C
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Uploaded by: ATFS_Crash
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Video Rating: 6.43
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F-15C T/N 80-0034 Mick 2

While performing a right-hand turn at 7.8 G's during a training exercise, the fuselage of a F-15C disconnects and the pilot is forced to eject.


As usual, I think the US military has conducted an excellent and thorough investigation.

Complete Report

Part one of four.
http://www.acc.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-080110-017.pdf

Part two of four
http://www.acc.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-080110-020.pdf

Part three of four
http://www.acc.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-080110-025.pdf

Part four of four
http://www.acc.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-080110-026.pdf

PowerPoint photos and drawings. (same as in video)
http://www.acc.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-080111-022.ppt

Flight global article with additional photos and drawings.
http://www.flightglobal.com/articles/2008/01/11/220799/pictures-manufacturing-defects-caused-cracks-that-downed-usaf-f-15.html


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