Incident Republic F-84B Thunderjet 46-649, 16 Aug 1948
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 255277
 
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Date:16-AUG-1948
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic f84 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Republic F-84B Thunderjet
Owner/operator:55th FS, 20th FG, USAF (55th Fighter Squadron, 20th FG, United States Air Force)
Registration: 46-649
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Eglin AFB, Valparaiso, Okaloosa County, Florida -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Shaw AFB, Sumter, South Carolina (SSC/KSSC)
Destination airport:Eglin AFB, Valparaiso, Okaloosa County, Florida (VPS/KVPS)
Narrative:
Republic F-84B-36-RE Thunderjet 46-649, 55th FS, 20th FG, USAF: Written off (damaged beyond repair) August 16 1949 when crashed on approach near Eglin AFB, three miles (5 km) southwest of Valparaiso in Okaloosa County, Florida. Pilot Richard B Bottom, USAF

Sources:

1. http://www.forgottenjets.warbirdsresourcegroup.org/F-84.html
2. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1946.html
3. https://www.aviationarchaeology.com/rptAF55.asp?RecID=113581
4. http://www.accident-report.com/Yearly/1948/4808.html
5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eglin_Air_Force_Base#History

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-May-2021 08:49 ASN archive Added
25-Jan-2023 22:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Category]

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