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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 59733
Last updated: 16 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic hust model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair B-58A Hustler
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 59-2451
MSN: 54
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Le Bourget Airport, Paris -   France
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Le Bourget (LFPB)
Destination airport:
The Hustler, nick-named " The Firefly " crashed while flying at an air display at Le Bourget during attempted low-altitude aerobatic flight, killing all 3 POB.
Major Elmer Murphy ( Pilot )
Major Eugene Moses ( Navigator/Bombardier)
1st Lt David Dickerson ( Defensive Systems Operator)


- JF Baugher

Revision history:

30-Apr-2009 19:15 angels one five Added
10-Jan-2012 10:51 Uli Elch Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Apr-2021 15:53 TB Updated [Location, Narrative]

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