Incident Republic F-84C Thunderjet 47-1417, 02 Mar 1949
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Date:02-MAR-1949
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic f84 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Republic F-84C Thunderjet
Owner/operator:33rd FG, USAF (33rd FG, United States Air Force)
Registration: 47-1417
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mount Baldy, 50 miles northwest of Bakersfield, California -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Roswell AFB, New Mexico
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Republic P-84C-2-RE Thunderjet 47-1417(?), 33rd FG: Written off (damaged beyond repair) March 2 1949. The military plane crashed under in a snowstrom, at Mount Baldy, 50 miles North West of Bakersfield, California. The pilot survived the crash.

Mount Baldy or Mount Baldy Village, formerly Camp Baynham and Camp Baldy, is an unincorporated community in the San Gabriel Mountains, in San Bernardino County near the eastern border of Los Angeles County, in Southern California. It is located below Mount San Antonio, commonly known as "Mount Baldy", hence its name.

Sources:

1. https://likemike.smugmug.com/Plane-Wrecks/Mt-Baldy-Plane-Wrecks/
2. http://web.archive.org/web/20170421194113/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/1949.htm
3. http://forgottenjets.warbirdsresourcegroup.org/F-84.html
4. http://www.wrightwoodcalif.com/forum/index.php?topic=9884.0
5. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1946.html
6. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/33rd_Operations_Group#Cold_War
7. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Baldy,_California

Location


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Jan-2015 13:10 gerard57 Added
23-Jul-2017 20:38 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Location, Source]
16-Apr-2021 19:56 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
28-Jan-2023 04:35 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
28-Jan-2023 04:38 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Category]

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