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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 151518
Last updated: 21 December 2019
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Date:28-JUN-1960
Time:
Type:Republic F-105B-20-RE Thunderchief
Owner/operator:334th TFS, USAF (334th Tactical Fighter Squadron, United States Air Force)
Registration: 57-5805
C/n / msn: B-42
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pamlico Bay, North Carolina -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Seymour Johnson AFB, NC
Destination airport:
Narrative:
F-105B 57-5805 crashed and destroyed on June 28 1960 into Pamlico Bay, North Carolina. The Ram Air Turbine (RAT) system was deployed and helped some with flight controls. However, later the stick froze. The pilot (Capt. Foster D Brook) ejected at 10,000 feet and 450 knots. in a 30 degree dive. Fishermen rescued him in waist high water.

Sources:

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Dec-2012 12:23 ASN Archive Added
13-Feb-2013 21:53 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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