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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 151516
Last updated: 4 January 2020
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Type:Republic F-105B-15-RE Thunderchief
Owner/operator:335th TFS, USAF (335th Tactical Fighter Squadron, United States Air Force)
Registration: 57-5794
C/n / msn: B-31
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gulf of Mexico, off west cost of Florida -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Eglin AFB, Florida
Destination airport:
Crashed into the Gulf of Mexico, off the West Coast of Florida on March 18 1960, during approach to Eglin AFB. The pilot was advised to bail out after confirming that the left main gear would not extend. He ejected safely at 10,000 feet, and was later rescued


Revision history:

13-Feb-2013 21:46 Dr. John Smith Updated [Date, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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