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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 151525
Last updated: 25 July 2019
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Date:17-JUN-1961
Time:
Type:Republic F-105B-20-RE Thunderchief
Owner/operator:334th TFS, 4th TFW, USAF (334th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 4th Tactical Fighter Wing, United States Air Force)
Registration: 57-5832
C/n / msn: B-71
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Auxiliary Field 2, Eglin AFB, Florida -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Seymour Johnson AFB, NC
Destination airport:Eglin AFB, Florida
Narrative:
Crashed and destroyed on June 17 1961; engine flame-out on landing at Eglin, aircraft impacted the ground in a "hard" landing, and the main gear strut came up through the wing. Aircraft damaged beyond repair, but the pilot - Capt. Samuel Henderson Martin III - survived

Sources:

http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1957.html
http://www.burrusspta.org/833_all.pdf
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_aircraft_accidents_at_Eglin_Air_Force_Base?oldid=428947285#1960s
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Original-REPUBLIC-F-105-Indian-Chief-Insignia-JET-AIRCRAFT-SKIN-PANEL-334th-TFS-/111007239866?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item19d88c0eba&ssPageName=RSS:B:SHOP:US:101


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Dec-2012 00:00 ASN Archive Added
14-Feb-2013 16:52 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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