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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 151538
Last updated: 4 January 2020
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Type:Republic F-105D-5-RE Thunderchief
Owner/operator:335th TFS, USAF (335th Tactical Fighter Squadron, United States Air Force)
Registration: 58-1166
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Eglin AFB, Florida -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Eglin AFB, Florida
Destination airport:
Crashed and destroyed April 16 1962: While on a low level toss bomb run, the piklot, Capt. Charles Glenn Lamb was at Mach 1.1 at 700 Knots IAS. He began the pull-up and the aircraft was observed exploding into 3 major pieces in a huge fireball. The pilot was killed.


Revision history:

27-Dec-2012 00:00 ASN Archive Added
22-Feb-2013 01:09 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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