Incident Republic F-84B Thunderjet 45-59537, 26 May 1949
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 255309
 
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Date:26-MAY-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: 45-59537
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Dow AFB, Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Dow AFB, Bangor, Maine, USA (GBR/KBGR)
Destination airport:Dow AFB, Bangor, Maine, USA (GBR/KBGR)
Narrative:
Republic P-84B-11-RE Thunderjet 45-59537, 49th FS, 14th FG, USAF: Written off (destroyed by fire) May 26 1949 when crashed and burned while landing at Dow AFB, Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine. Accident noted as "landing accident due to mechanical failure" but more likely to have been an engine failure/engine fire on final approach. Pilot - Albert H Bull, USAF - Survived

Sources:

1. http://forgottenjets.warbirdsresourcegroup.org/F-84.html
2. https://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1945.html
3. https://www.aviationarchaeology.com/rptAF55.asp?RecID=107605
4. http://www.accident-report.com/Yearly/1949/4905.html
5. 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 01:49 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
29-Jan-2023 14:13 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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