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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 151519
Last updated: 29 December 2019
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Date:29-JUL-1960
Time:
Type:Republic F-105B-20-RE Thunderchief
Owner/operator:334th TFS, USAF (334th Tactical Fighter Squadron, United States Air Force)
Registration: 57-5810
C/n / msn: B-47
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Florence, Arizona -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Luke AFB, Arizona
Destination airport:Williams AFB, Arizona
Narrative:
F-105B 57-8510 crashed and destroyed July 29 1960. While doing a Functional Check Flight (FCF), the aircraft had engine failure, and an emergency declared by the pilot. He turned toward Williams AFB, but en-route, determined that a landing was not possible, and notified that he was ejecting and did so at 8,500 feet. In his chute, he saw his plane diving into the ground. Pilot (Capt. Marvin E Thompson) was rescued by a Helicopter from Luke AFB.

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 22:01 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Sep-2016 05:32 Kevin Bodkins Updated [Cn]

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