Accident Republic F-84C Thunderjet 47-1553, 22 Aug 1949
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 255321
 
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Date:22-AUG-1949
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic f84 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Republic F-84C Thunderjet
Owner/operator:308th FS, 31st FG, USAF (308th Fighter Squadron, 31st FG, United States Air Force)
Registration: 47-1553
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:5 miles South East of Acree, Dougherty County, Georgia -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Turner AFB, Albany, Georgia
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Republic F-84C-11-RE Thunderjet 47-1553, 308th FS, 31st FG, USAF: Written off (damaged beyond repair) August 22 1949 when crashed near Porters Corner Road, 5 miles South East of Acree, Dougherty County, Georgia. Accident reported as "aircraft dived into the ground - pilot killed in crash". (Possible structural failure in flight). Pilot - Robert M Hofferman II USAF - was killed.

Acree is an unincorporated community in Dougherty County, in the U.S. state of Georgia.

Sources:

1. http://forgottenjets.warbirdsresourcegroup.org/F-84.html
2. https://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1946.html
3. https://www.aviationarchaeology.com/rptAF55.asp?RecID=108107
4. http://www.accident-report.com/Yearly/1949/4908.html
5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acree,_Georgia

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-May-2021 08:49 ASN archive Added
29-Jan-2023 23:47 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Category]

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