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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 193483
Last updated: 15 November 2021
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Date:20-MAY-1959
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic f84 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Republic F-84G Thunderjet
Owner/operator:Royal Hellenic Air Force
Registration: 19664
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Chania, Creta -   Greece
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Knocked the top of a war memorial obelisk while stunting low at an air show in Aghia village. The masondry fell into the dignitaries section of a reviewing stand and killed the village mayor and his teen-aged son. The plane crashed killing the pilot.

Sources:

https://polemikiaeroporiahaf.blogspot.com/search/label/F-84G%20Thunderjet
unknown (registration)
Ottawa Citizen 21 May 1959, p16


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Feb-2017 17:41 TB Added
27-Sep-2017 15:44 moukasdim Updated [Registration, Location, Source]
14-Feb-2018 21:41 TB Updated [Time, Registration, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]

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