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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 115342
Last updated: 5 June 2020
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Date:08-AUG-1950
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic f84 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Republic F-84D-10-RE Thunderjet
Owner/operator:55th FSqn /20th BGp USAF (55th Fighter Squadronqn /20th BGp United States Air Force)
Registration: 48-0787
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:RAF Manston, Ramsgate, Kent, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:RAF Manston, Kent
Narrative:
Republic F-84D Thunderjet 48-0787, 55th Fighter Squadron, 20th Fighter Bomber Group, USAF: Written off (damaged beyond repair) 8 August 1950 when wrecked in a landing accident at RAF Manston, Ramsgate, Kent (Pilot Lt John J Walsh.

Sources:

1. https://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/1950s/1950Aug.htm
2. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1946.html
3. https://www.manstonhistory.org.uk/rise-and-defend-the-usaf-at-manston-1950-1958/
4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RAF_Manston#USAF_use


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Oct-2019 23:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Dec-2019 22:10 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Operator]
05-Jun-2020 06:36 Reno Raines Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Operator]

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