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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 230689
Last updated: 5 December 2019
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Date:14-NOV-2019
Time:16:00 MST
Type:North American FJ-4B Fury
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N400FS
C/n / msn: 224-83
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Richfield Municipal Airport (RIF/KRIF), UT -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Driggs Reed Memorial Airport, ID (KDIJ)
Destination airport:Richfield Municipal Airport, UT (KRIF)
Narrative:
When approaching Richfield Municipal Airport (RIF/KRIF), Utah, for a pitstop, the Fury’s pilot accidentally retracted his landing gear instead of the flaps and the aircraft bellied onto the runway.
The pilot escaped unhurt and the aircraft received minor to moderate damage and the only airtworthly FJ-4B looks repairable.

ex. N9255, N400FS, Bu143575

Sources:

https://www.ksl.com/article/46674132/1950s-era-fighter-jet-belly-lands-in-richfield-no-one-injured
https://fox13now.com/2019/11/14/historic-plane-belly-lands-at-richfield-municipal-airport/
https://gephardtdaily.com/local/pilot-of-1950s-era-fighter-jet-forced-to-belly-land-at-utah-airport/
https://uk.flightaware.com/live/flight/N400FS

https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/9329066 (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Nov-2019 15:12 jrholmstead Added
15-Nov-2019 15:13 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Other fatalities]
15-Nov-2019 16:42 A.J.Scholten Updated [Cn, Source]
15-Nov-2019 16:48 A.J.Scholten Updated [Source]
15-Nov-2019 19:24 RobertMB Updated [Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
17-Nov-2019 16:54 kr Updated [Narrative]

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