Incident Republic F-84B Thunderjet 45-59508, 17 Nov 1947
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 255265
 
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Date:17-NOV-1947
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic f84 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Republic F-84B Thunderjet
Owner/operator:46th FS,14th FG, USAF (46th Fighter Squadron,14th FG, United States Air Force)
Registration: 45-59508
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Muroc Field AAF, Kern County, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Dow AFB, Bangor, Maine, USA (GBR/KBGR)
Destination airport:Muroc AFB, Karn County, CA (EDW/KEDW)
Narrative:
Republic F-84B-3-RE Thunderjet 45-59508, 46th FS,14th FG, USAF: Written off November 17 1947 when crashed at Muroc Field AAF, Kern County, CA. Incident reported to be "Force landing due to engine failure". 1st Lt Pilot Arthur Murray, USAF

Muroc Field Army Air Force was re-designated Muroc Air Force Base on 10 February 1948. In December 1949, Muroc AFB was renamed Edwards Air Force Base in honor of Captain Glen Edwards (1918–1948), who was killed a year earlier in the crash of the Northrop YB-49 Flying Wing

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=74255
4. http://www.accident-report.com/Yearly/1947/4710.html
5. http://www.accident-report.com/Yearly/1947/4711.html
6. https://airforcehistoryindex.org/data/000/077/913.xml
7. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/14th_Operations_Group#Cold_War
8. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edwards_Air_Force_Base#History

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-May-2021 08:49 ASN archive Added
24-Jan-2023 22:17 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Category]

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