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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 151530
Last updated: 27 November 2019
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Date:14-NOV-1961
Time:
Type:Republic F-105B-20-RE Thunderchief
Owner/operator:336th TFS, 4th TFW, USAF (336th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 4th Tactical Fighter Wing, United States Air Force)
Registration: 57-5809
C/n / msn: B-46
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Seymour Johnson AFB, Goldsboro, North Carolina -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Seymour Johnson AFB, Goldsboro, North Carolina
Destination airport:Seymour Johnson AFB, Goldsboro, NC
Narrative:
Crashed and destroyed on November 14 1961: The pilot could not get all the landing gear extended. The left main landing gear would not fully extend and lock on final approach to Seymour Johnson AFB, Goldsboro, North Carolina. Pilot (Capt. Richard Edward Wendell) climbed to 8,000 feet, then abandoned the aircraft by ejecting safely

Sources:

http://www.burrusspta.org/833_all.pdf
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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Dec-2012 00:00 ASN Archive Added
21-Feb-2013 23:42 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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