Incident Republic YF-84A 45-59486, 23 Jun 1947
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 255259
 
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Date:23-JUN-1947
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic f84 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Republic YF-84A
Owner/operator:4000th AAFBU Flight Test Division, USAF (4000th AAFBU Flight Test Division, United States Air Force)
Registration: 45-59486
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Riverside, 4 miles East of Dayton, Ohio -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Wright Patterson AFB, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio (FFO/KFFO)
Destination airport:Wright Patterson AFB, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio (FFO/KFFO)
Narrative:
Republic YP-84A-5-RE Thunderjet 45-59589, 4000th AAFBU Flight Test Division, USAF: One of the 15 pre-production airframes. Written off (damaged beyond repair) June 23 1947 when wrecked in a landing accident due to mechanical failure near Riverside, 4 miles East of Dayton, Ohio. Aircraft reportedly received "structural damage" in flight. Pilot Robert A Hoover

Sources:

1. http://www.forgottenjets.warbirdsresourcegroup.org/F-84.html
2. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1945.html
3. https://www.aviationarchaeology.com/rptAF55.asp?RecID=106637
4. http://www.accident-report.com/Yearly/1947/4706.html
5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob_Hoover#Aviation_career
6. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilbur_Wright_Field#Wright_Field

Location


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-May-2021 08:49 ASN archive Added
25-Jan-2023 00:07 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Category]
27-Jan-2023 20:25 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Narrative]

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