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Serial

61-7953

Service History

61-7953 was outfitted for flight testing.

Last Flight

Thursday, 18 December 1969

953 was lost on Thursday, December 18, 1969, when she exploded in-flight. Pilot Lt.Col. Joe Rogers and RSO Lt.Col. Gary Heidlebaugh both ejected safely.

Present Location

Crashed, 18 December 1969

Sources

http://habu.org/sr-71/17953.html