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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 201246
Last updated: 15 August 2019
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Date:15-DEC-1959
Time:
Type:Republic F-105B-5-RE Thunderchief
Owner/operator:Republic Aviation Company
Registration: 54-0106
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:E off Long Island, NY -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Test
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Supersonic jet fighter bomber crashed into Atlantic Ocean on test flight from Republic aviation plant. Pilot Martin J. Signorelli (31) died. Possible vertigo

Sources:

The Evening Independent 15 December 1959, p1
Burrusspta data


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Nov-2017 18:16 TB Added
29-Dec-2017 17:55 j155 Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source, Narrative]

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