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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 153276
Last updated: 11 January 2020
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Date:26-SEP-1960
Time:
Type:Republic F-105D-1-RE Thunderchief
Owner/operator:Republic Aircraft Inc
Registration: 58-1146
C/n / msn: D-1
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Eglin AFB, Florida -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Eglin AFB, Florida
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Republic F-105D-1-RE Thunderchief (s/n 58-1146) was the the first F-105D model built and made its first flight on 9 June 1959, with Lin Hendrix at the controls

Written off when crashed on take off from Eglin AFB, Florida, on September 26 1960. The Fire Warning Light illuminated on Takeoff. Takeoff aborted, aircraft sank back onto the runway, and undercarriage collapsed. Pilot - Republic Aircraft Test Pilot Mr. Henry Crescibene - survived

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/1958.html
http://www.burrusspta.org/833_all.pdf

Republic F-105D-1-RE (SN 58-1146, the first -D model built) 060901-F-1234S-004

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Feb-2013 18:14 Dr. John Smith Added

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