Incident Republic F-84B Thunderjet 45-59573, 21 Apr 1949
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 255299
 
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Date:21-APR-1949
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic f84 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Republic F-84B Thunderjet
Owner/operator:49th FS, 14th FG, USAF (49th Fighter Squadron, 14th FG, United States Air Force)
Registration: 45-59573
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:2 miles West of Dow AFB, Bangor, Penobscot County, ME -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Dow AFB, Bangor, Maine, USA (GBR/KBGR)
Destination airport:Dow AFB, Bangor, Maine, USA (GBR/KBGR)
Narrative:
Republic P-84B-16-RE Thunderjet 45-59573, 49th FS, 14th FG, USAF: Written off (damaged beyond repair) April 21 1949 when crashed 2 miles West of Dow AFB near Bangor, Penobscot County, ME. Cause of accident attributed to a forced landing on approach after an unspecified "mechanical failure". Pilot was Farlin D Sandelberg, USAF

Sources:

1. http://forgottenjets.warbirdsresourcegroup.org/F-84.html
2. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1945.html
3. https://www.aviationarchaeology.com/rptAF55.asp?RecID=107401
4. http://www.accident-report.com/Yearly/1949/4904.html
5. http://www.mewreckchasers.com/list-8.doc
6. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bangor_Air_National_Guard_Base#Air_Defense_Command

Location


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-May-2021 08:49 ASN archive Added
08-Jan-2023 03:06 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
28-Jan-2023 22:06 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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