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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 151514
Last updated: 16 November 2019
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Date:29-AUG-1959
Time:
Type:Republic F-105B-15-RE Thunderchief
Owner/operator:335th TFS, USAF (335th Tactical Fighter Squadron, United States Air Force)
Registration: 57-5799
C/n / msn: B-36
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Eglin AFB, Florida -   United States of America
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Eglin AFB, Florida
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Republic F-105B-15-RE Thunderchief 57-5799 of 335th TFS exploded on start up on the parking ramp during a cartridge start, Eglin AFB, Florida Aug 29, 1959. Pilot Maj. James Ellis Bean survives

Sources:

http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1957.html
http://web.archive.org/web/20170808084817/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/F_105/f_105.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_aircraft_accidents_at_Eglin_Air_Force_Base
http://www.burrusspta.org/833_all.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Feb-2013 21:40 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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