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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 85278
Last updated: 5 December 2019
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Date:06-JAN-1952
Time:
Type:Grumman F9F-2 Panther
Owner/operator: VF-51, US Navy
Registration: 123632
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:7 miles north of Kowan -   North Korea
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:USS Essex CV-9
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Operated from USS Essex (CV-9) aircraft carrier. Hit by AA fire while conducting rail cut/armed recce. mission, crashed into hillside and exploded.

Pilot ENS Glen H. Rickelton USN, killed in action.

Sources:

http://www.dtic.mil/dpmo/korea/reports/air/
https://navy.togetherweserved.com/usn/servlet/tws.webapp.WebApp?cmd=ShadowBoxProfile&type=DecorationExt&ID=3834002


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-May-2013 12:44 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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