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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153251
Last updated: 1 December 2019
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Date:11-OCT-1958
Time:
Type:Republic F-105B-10-RE Thunderchief
Owner/operator:Republic Aircraft Inc
Registration: 57-5777
C/n / msn: B-14
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Long Island Sound, NY -   United States of America
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Farmingdale, NY
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed and destroyed on October 11, 1958 whilst on a pre-delivery test flight. The right main gear came down during a climb out and was hanging down twisted out of position. The pilot (Republic Aviation Inc Test Pilot Mr. Martin J Signorelli) ejected safely into Long Island Sound, and was later rescued. 57-5777 crashed into the sea off Long Island, NY

Sources:

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Feb-2013 22:12 Dr. John Smith Added

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