Incident Republic F-84E Thunderjet 49-2022, 29 Jul 1949
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 255316
 
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Date:29-JUL-1949
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic f84 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Republic F-84E Thunderjet
Owner/operator:2750th ABW, USAF (2750th ABW, United States Air Force)
Registration: 49-2022
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:5 miles North West of Southport, Chemung County, New York -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Republic Field, East Farmingdale, NY (FRG/KFRG)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Republic F-84E Thunderjet 49-2022, 2750th FBW, USAF. Written off (damaged beyond repair) July 29 1949 when
crashed on take off at Republic Field, East Farmingdale, NY. According to some sources, the incident was caused by a "mid-air collision with a bird" (in other words, at bird strike at low altitude). Also reported that the aircraft was still on charge with Republic Aircraft Inc, and on a manufacturers pre-delivery test flight. Aircraft came down 5 miles North West Southport, NY. Pilot John W McGuyrt

Southport is a town in Chemung County, New York, United States. The town is located in the southwestern corner of Chemung County and is southwest of the city of Elmira. It is part of the Elmira Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Sources:

1. http://www.forgottenjets.warbirdsresourcegroup.org/F-84.html
2. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1949.html
3. https://www.aviationarchaeology.com/rptAF55.asp?RecID=109279
4. http://www.accident-report.com/Yearly/1949/4907.html
5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southport,_New_York

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-May-2021 08:49 ASN archive Added
23-Jan-2023 21:32 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Category]

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