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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 151532
Last updated: 3 October 2019
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Date:15-DEC-1961
Time:
Type:Republic F-105D-10-RE Thunderchief
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 60-5383
C/n / msn: D233
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Köln/Bonn International Airport -   Germany
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:ETAD
Destination airport:Köln/Bonn Airport (CGN/EDDK)
Narrative:
Engine flamed out at about 33,000 feet. Restarted several times but would not accelerate above idle and again flamed out. Controls locked on final approach and pilot (1/Lt. Gary L Retterbush) ejected at 50 feet agl. Aircraft crashed just short of runway 14. 60-5383 was on its delivery flight from Spangdahlem AB to Bitburg AB after ferry flight from Mobile, Al to Spangdahlem. The aircraft belonged to the 36TFW.

Sources:

http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1960.html
http://www.burrusspta.org/833_all.pdf
https://www.flugzeugforum.de//usafe-crashes-66841-6.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cologne_Bonn_Airport#Accidents_and_incidents


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Dec-2012 00:00 ASN Archive Added
22-Feb-2013 00:09 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Mar-2013 16:15 Uli Elch Updated [Cn, Operator, Location]
10-Jan-2017 16:56 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Narrative]
10-Jun-2017 17:36 Busch Updated [Location, Departure airport, Narrative]

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