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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 151533
Last updated: 31 July 2019
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Type:Republic F-105D-15-RE Thunderchief
Owner/operator:49th TFW, USAF (49th Tactical Fighter Wing, United States Air Force)
Registration: 61-0049
C/n / msn: D-244
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Wheelus AB -   Libya
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Wheelus AB, Libya
Destination airport:
F-105D 61-0049 crashed and destroyed at Wheelus AFB, Libya. Aircraft was from the 49th TFW, Spangdahlem, Germany; whilst on assignment to Wheelus, engine failed. and pilot - Col. Robert E Dawson - ejected at 3,000 feet


Revision history:

27-Dec-2012 00:00 ASN Archive Added
22-Feb-2013 00:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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