Incident Republic F-84B Thunderjet 45-59563, 08 Jun 1949
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 255311
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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: 45-59563
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
Departure airport:Dow AFB, Bangor, Maine, USA (GBR/KBGR)
Destination airport:Dow AFB, Bangor, Maine, USA (GBR/KBGR)
Republic P-84B-16-RE Thunderjet 45-59563, 37th FS, 14th FG, USAF: Written off (damaged beyond repair) June 8 1949** when crashed while landing at Dow AFB, Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine due to engine failure. Reported that aircraft wrecked in a "hard" landing when it overshot on approach. Pilot on this occasion was John C Cummings, USAF.

**NOTE: Some published sources (see links #3 & #4) give the accident date as May 18 1949 (=three weeks earlier)




Revision history:

02-May-2021 08:49 ASN archive Added
08-Jan-2023 01:46 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
29-Jan-2023 14:47 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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