# June 4, 1971 - CDR Harley Hall safely ejected after his Phantom caught fire and crashed during practice over Narragansett Bay near the ex-NAS Quonset Point in Rhode Island.
# January 8, 1972 - Lt. Larry Watters was killed when his Skyhawk struck the ground while practicing inverted flight.
# March 8, 1973 - Capt. John Fogg, Lt. Marlin Wiita and LCDR Don Bentley survived a multi-aircraft mid-air during practice over the Superstition Mountains in California.
# July 26, 1973 - 2 pilots and a crew chief were killed in a mid-air collision between 2 Phantoms over Lakehurst, NJ during an arrival practice. Team Leader LCDR Skip Umstead, Capt. Mike Murphy and ADJ1 Ron Thomas perished. The rest of the season was cancelled after this incident.
# February 22, 1977 - Opposing solo Lt. Nile Kraft was killed when his Skyhawk struck the ground during practice.
# November 8, 1978 - One of the solo Skyhawks struck the ground after low roll during arrival maneuvers at NAS Miramar. Navy Lieutenant Michael Curtain was killed.
# May 31, 1980 - Lead Solo Lt. Jim Ross was unhurt when his Skyhawk suffered a fuel line fire during a show at NS Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico. LT Ross stayed with and landed the plane which left the end of the runway and taxied into the woods after a total hydraulic failure upon landing.
# February 22, 1982 - Lt. Cmdr Stu Powrie, Lead Solo was killed when his Skyhawk struck the ground during winter training at Naval Air Facility El Centro, California just after a dirty loop.
# July 13, 1985 - Lead and Opposing Solo Skyhawks collided during a show at Niagara Falls, killing opposing solo Lt. Cmdr. Mike Gershon. Lt. Andy Caputi ejected and parachuted to safety.
# February 12, 1987 - Lead solo Lt. Dave Anderson ejected from his Hornet after a dual engine flameout during practice near El Centro, CA.
# January 23, 1990 - Two Blue Angel Hornets suffered a mid-air collision during a practice at El Centro. Marine Corps Maj. Charles Moseley ejected safely. Cmdr. Pat Moneymaker landed his airplane, but it never flew again.
# October 28, 1999 - Lt. Cmdr. Kieron O'Connor, flying in the front seat of a two-seat Hornet, and recently selected demonstration pilot Lt. Kevin Colling (in the back seat) struck the ground during circle and arrival maneuvers in Valdosta, Georgia. Neither pilot survived.
# December 2, 2004 - Lt. Ted Steelman ejected from his F/A-18 approximately one mile off Perdido Key after his aircraft struck the water, suffering catastrophic engine and structural damage. He suffered minor injuries.
# April 21, 2007 - Lt. Cmdr. Kevin J. Davis crashed his Hornet near the end of the Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort airshow in Beaufort, South Carolina and was killed. (See 2007 Blue Angels South Carolina crash).
# 1971: Two Gnats collided during the cross-over manoeuvre with four fatalities.
# 1980: A Hawk hit a yacht mast at an air show in Sussex, the pilot ejected safely.
# 1986: A Hawk rammed into the back of another on a runway.
# 1987: A Hawk crashed into a house in the neighbouring village of Welton, Lincolnshire while practising.
# 24 June 1988: A Hawk crashed whilst attempting to take off, and the fuel tanks exploded. The pilot ejected safely.
# 9 September 2003: A Hawk overshot the runway at Jersey Airport while attempting to land after displaying at the Jersey International Air Display. Nobody was harmed in the incident.
# 2007: The wingtip of a Hawk hit the tail of another during practice flight near RAF Scampton.
MISC Firearms Crew Since Thread Number 1
May 1: 177.3lbs
May 8: 175.5lbs
May 15: 177.6lbs
May 22: 173.6lbs
May 29: 173lbs
June 5: 170.8lbs
June 12: 169.8lbs
June 19: 175lbs LOL
June 26: 172.2 ;)
July 3: 170lbs
July 10: 170
July 17: 174