Incident Republic F-84B Thunderjet 45-59502,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 255267
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Date:Wednesday 26 November 1947
Type:Silhouette image of generic f84 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Republic F-84B Thunderjet
Owner/operator:14th FIG USAF
Registration: 45-59502
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Neenach, 15 miles West of Lancaster, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Muroc AFB, Karn County, CA (EDW/KEDW)
Destination airport:Muroc AFB, Karn County, CA (EDW/KEDW)
Republic F-84B-3-RE Thunderjet 45-59502, 14th Fighter Interceptor Group (FIG), USAF: Written off (destroyed) November 26 1947 when crashed near Neenach, 15 miles West of Lancaster, CA (Other sources state "35 miles West South West of Muroc Field, CA". Reportedly the pilot "bailed out due to mechanical failure". Some sources state engine failure or engine explosion in flight. Pilot 1st Lt Robert A Hoover ejected safely.

Neenach is an agricultural settlement in northwestern Los Angeles County, California, 34 miles (55 km) north west of Lancaster in the Antelope Valley portion of Southern California. It is 15 miles (24 km) southeast of Gorman and north of the Sierra Pelona Mountains, and 75 miles (121 km) from the county seat in Downtown Los Angeles.



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