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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 122543
Last updated: 19 September 2019
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Date:05-APR-1957
Time:c. 10:50 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic f84f model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Republic F-84F Thunderstreak
Owner/operator:Luftwaffe
Registration: BA+102
C/n / msn: 53-6763
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Fürstenfeldbruck -   Germany
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Fürstenfeldbruck
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Suffered engine problems shortly after take-off; crashed Rothschwaige (northern outskirt of Fürstenfeldbruck) during attempt to return to the Air Base; U.S. Capt Richard W. Higgins (34) ejected too late (ca 80m) an was killed.

Sources:

http://www.geschichte.luftwaffe.de/portal/a/geschlw/start


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-May-2011 12:03 TB Added
22-May-2011 03:44 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Jul-2013 21:17 Nepa Updated [Operator]
03-Aug-2013 14:02 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Narrative]
13-Nov-2015 11:08 TB Updated [Operator]

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