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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 151536
Last updated: 23 December 2019
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Date:16-MAR-1962
Time:10:10
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: 57-5821
C/n / msn: B-58
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Indian Springs, Clark County, Nevada -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Nellis AFB, Nevada
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed and destroyed on March 16 1962 on the bombing ranges near Indian Springs, Clark County, Nevada, USA. On a 4th rocket pass, the aircraft pitched up violently into a "yo-yo" maneuver, then crashed onto the range, killing the pilot, Capt. Ernest H Meyer

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20170808084817/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/F_105/f_105.htm
http://www.burrusspta.org/833_all.pdf
http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1957.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Dec-2012 00:00 ASN Archive Added
22-Feb-2013 00:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Apr-2016 16:31 Don Updated [Time, Embed code]

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