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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 151549
Last updated: 10 January 2020
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Date:07-FEB-1963
Time:
Type:Republic F-105D-25-RE Thunderchief
Owner/operator:4525th CCTW, USAF (4525th CCTW, United States Air Force)
Registration: 61-0216
C/n / msn: D-411
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Eglin AFB, Florida -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Nellis AFB, Nevada
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On 7 February 1963 Republic F-105D-25-RE Thunderchief, 61-0216 of the 4525th Combat Crew Training Wing, Nellis AFB, Nevada, and an F-100F Super Sabre flying in close formation, were hit by shrapnel from a defective BLU-14 bomb dropped from the F-105 while on a run over an Eglin Range. F-105 pilot Maj. Frederick C. Kyler, and pilot and photographer in F-100 all successfully eject

Sources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_aircraft_accidents_at_Eglin_Air_Force_Base
http://www.burrusspta.org/833_all.pdf
http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1961.html
http://web.archive.org/web/20170421194554/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/1963.htm#feb
British Pathe
https://www.britishpathe.com/video/bombers-get-own-medicine/query/Crash


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Dec-2012 00:00 ASN Archive Added
22-Feb-2013 11:15 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Dec-2018 09:28 Cobar Updated [Source]

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