1 Reply Latest reply on Jul 10, 2020 11:40 AM by Rebecca Collier

    Seeking records of VF-213

    George Huiet Newbie

      F14 Query -- VF-213 Fighting Black Lions crashes on July 8, 1991 while assigned to USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) in Indian Ocean. I need the names of Pilot and RIO (Radar Intercept Officer). The crew ejected safely.

        • Re: Seeking records of VF-213
          Rebecca Collier Ranger

          Dear Mr. Huiet,

           

          Thank you for posting your request on History Hub!

           

          For access to U.S. Navy deck logs dated after 1983, please write to the Ships Deck Logs Section, Naval History & Heritage Command, 805 Kidder Breese Street, SE, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, DC 20374-5060 or contact them via email at archives@navy.mil. Their website is https://www.history.navy.mil/research/archives.html

           

          U.S. Navy aircraft accident reports after 1969 are in the custody of the Commander, Naval Safety Center, 375 A Street, Norfolk, VA 23511.

           

          Command histories for aviation squadrons for the time period you seek are in the custody of the Naval Aviation History Branch, Naval History & Heritage Command, 805 Kidder Breese Street, SE, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, DC 20374-5060. Please contact them directly for access to these histories.

           

          We hope this is helpful. Best of luck with your research!

           

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