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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 86312
Last updated: 3 December 2019
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Date:07-APR-1953
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic T33 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star
Owner/operator:51FIG / 25 FIS USAF (51FIG / 25 FIS United States Air Force)
Registration: 51-4486
C/n / msn: 580-5780
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:off coast of South Korea -   South Korea
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Suwon AB (K-13) South Korea
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Attached to 51st Ftr-Int Gp. Aircraft crashed while on a local area familiarization flight over local land marks. Aircraft had taken off from, and was based at, Suwon AB (K-13), South Korea. Local Korean National reported seeing an aircraft in a steep dive off the coast, and exploding on impact. This aircraft was confirmed as a T-33 but not as 51-4486.

Both crew - 1st Lt Daniel J Evans Jr and 2nd Lt Raymond S Kerenk - were killed, but their bodies were not found in or near the aircraft: posted as MIA/BNR

Sources:

http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1951.html
http://www.cieldegloire.com/batailles_coree_pertes04.php
https://defenceforumindia.com/forum/threads/korean-war-archives.11930/
http://www.dtic.mil/dpmo/korea/reports/air/korwald_info_384.htm
http://koreanwarpowmia.net/Missing/MIA_IND.asp?SERV_NO=AO-2224072
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbasn.asp?offset=71300


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Feb-2012 21:58 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Feb-2012 05:04 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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