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Turkish Air Force F-4E Crash Lands at Erhac Air Base. Pilots Successfully Ejected.

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By David Cenciotti  |  May 31, 2019  |  The Aviationist


The nose gear of a Turkish F-4E Phantom collapsed upon landing.
On May 31, 2019, a Turkish Air Force F-4E-2020 belonging to the 111 Filo (Squadron) “Panthers”, based at Eskisehir air base, crash-landed at Erhaç / Malatya air base in the east of the country. According to the reports in the Turkish media, the landing gear of the aircraft collapsed after landing forcing both pilots to eject. The Turkish MoD said that the pilots are not in danger of life.

Vuslat Haber media outlet has published some shots from the site: one of the photographs shows the Phantom with a collapsed nose gear and damaged nose section. READ MORE...

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