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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 184085
Last updated: 7 June 2019
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Date:05-DEC-1957
Time:09:52 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic f84f model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Republic RF-84F Thunderflash
Owner/operator:689th (F) Sqn USAF
Registration: 51-1832
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:2,5 mi ESE from Aviano -   Italy
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Aviano
Destination airport:Aviano
Narrative:
Engine flame out at 32.000 feet, any attempt to restart it was useful. Pilot ejected trough canopy only when he is sure that aircraft will crash in an open countryside. 1°Lt Edward George O'Rourke safe. Carabinieri signals give location as San Quirino (UD).

Sources:

AFHRA sources
My sources
Carabinieri accident signals held in Archivio Centrale dello Stato


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Feb-2016 09:09 Anon. Added
09-Feb-2016 14:46 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Narrative]
08-May-2019 16:44 Bardolino Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
07-Jun-2019 18:51 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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