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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 151537
Last updated: 6 November 2019
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Date:19-MAR-1962
Time:
Type:Republic F-105D-10-RE Thunderchief
Owner/operator:49th TFW, USAF (49th Tactical Fighter Wing, United States Air Force)
Registration: 60-5378
C/n / msn: D-228
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Wheelus AB -   Libya
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Wheelus AB, Libya
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed and destroyed March 19 1962 due to fuselage fire in flight shortly after take off from Wheelus AB, Libya. Pilot - Lt Col. Charles G Botvidson - ejected safely

Sources:

http://www.burrusspta.org/833_all.pdf
http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1960.html
https://www.flugzeugforum.de//usafe-crashes-66841-6.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Dec-2012 00:00 ASN Archive Added
22-Feb-2013 01:02 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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