Incident Republic F-84B Thunderjet 45-59553, 05 Sep 1948
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 255279
 
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Date:05-SEP-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:37th FS, 14th FG, USAF (37th Fighter Squadron, 14th FG, United States Air Force)
Registration: 45-59553
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, Cleveland, Ohio -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Dow AFB, Bangor, Maine, USA (GBR/KBGR)
Destination airport:Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, Cleveland, Ohio (CLE/KCLE)
Narrative:
Republic F-84B-11-RE Thunderjet 45-59553, 37th FS, 14th FG, USAF: Written off (damaged beyond repair) September 5 1948 when crashed while landing at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, Cleveland, Ohio. Accident reported as "landing accident due to mechanical failure". Pilot Tom L Degraffenreid, USAF

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=113729
4. http://www.accident-report.com/Yearly/1948/4809.html
5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cleveland_Hopkins_International_Airport.

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-May-2021 08:49 ASN archive Added
25-Jan-2023 23:22 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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