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Plane Down - F-101B "VOODOO" 57-0405

A cache by Saint367
Hidden : 7/3/2004
In Maine, United States
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
3 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

This is a plane crash site of an Air Force plane. There is an impact site with debris around it.

The Pilot, Captain Douglas Roe was in the process of converting to the F-101B and becoming "alert qualified". At the time of the accident, the aircraft and crew were executing a "snap up" attack on a target aircraft. Due to an inherent problem with the F-101, combined with some weight and balance issues, the aircraft suffered a pitch up condition and departure from flight, entering a flat spin at 45,000 feet. Attempts to regain control failed and the crew decided to eject as the aircraft passed 10,000 feet. Captain Charles McClead, the Radar Intercept Officer (RIO) ejected successfully. Captain Roe ejected outside of the envelope of the ejection system and died in the crash.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Gur pnpur vf ybpngrq bss Eg2. Gurer vf n qveg ebnq ba gur rnfg fvqr bs Eg 2 whfg fbhgu bs Ybjre Uraqrefba Oebbx (A45" 40.533 J068" 16.810). Sbyybj gur qveg ebnq hagvy lbh ner pybfr gb gur pnpur - jvguva nobhg 420 sg be fb. Qhr gb abgrf sebz cnfg pnpuref, guvf vf npghnyyl na rnfl jnyx va. Vs lbh ner tbvat guebhtu urnil oehfu, lbh ner tbvat va gur jebat jnl. Lbh fubhyq or geniryvat abegu sebz gur qveg ebnq gb jnyx gb gur pnpur. Rznvy zr sbe n zber qrgnvyrq znc. Ybbx vafvqr gur qroevf.

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
-------------------------
N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)

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Last Updated: on 5/10/2014 3:42:57 PM Pacific Daylight Time (10:42 PM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum