Today in History – November 12, 1983 – 2 Eagles Collide

12 November 1983 – A McDonnell-Douglas F-15A-16-MC Eagle, (76-076, c/n 0265/A228), of the 71st Tactical Fighter Squadron, 1st Tactical Fighter Wing, jumps chocks during an engine run at Langley AFB, Virginia, and collides with F-15, 76-071, c/n 0259/A223, of the same units. Both are repaired. 76-076 is later placed on display in a park near DeBary, Florida, marked as 85-0125, in memory of an airman killed in the Khobar Towers terrorist bombing.

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