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Published on Feb 8, 2012
Crash Site Visitation. North American Aviation F-100D 55-3525
On 5/27/64 1st. Lt. Peter H. Trotogott was flying a mock ground attack sortie during "Operation Desert Strike" on the Eastern Mojave Desert near Vidal, CA when he collided with the ground after failing to pull up in time. 1st Lt. Trotogott was killed instantly as his F-100D "Super Sabre" was scattered nearly half a mile on the desert hardscape. 1st Lt. Trotogott was one of four airmen to die in the spring of 1964 during "Desert Strike".
Video at 6 minutes 22 seconds of Wyatt Earp's home in Vidal, CA