A-10 Accident , August 31, 1972 - September 13, 1972
File — Box: 7, Folder: 9
Identifier: MSA 6, Series 2, Sub-Series 2, File 19
Scope and Contents
This folder contains the "Rebuttal to Report of Non-USAF Major Aircraft Accident Involving A-10A Prototype, N/N 71-1370," which Bridges wrote after an accident board concluded that the cause of the accident in the YA-10 which Bridges was operating during a landing roll out was pilot error. He believed that the cause was a deficiency in the braking system. The Commander of the AFFTC concurred with his rebuttal, and the conclusions of the accident board were reversed. Subsequent to this accident, anti-skid brakes were installed on the aircraft. A number of photos of the accident are also included.
- August 31, 1972 - September 13, 1972
Language of Materials
From the Collection: Collection material is in English.
Collection is open for research.
From the Sub-Series: 1.817 Cubic Feet (Five letter-size full-width manuscript boxes)