Incident Republic F-84C Thunderjet 47-1415, 01 Oct 1949
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 255329
 
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Date:01-OCT-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:59th FS, 33rd FG, USAF (59th Fighter Squadron, 33rd FG, United States Air Force)
Registration: 47-1415
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Griffiss AFB, Rome, fifteen miles North West of Utica, New York -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Otis AFB, Cape Cod, Barnstable County, Massachusetts (FMH/KFMH)
Destination airport:Griffiss AFB, Rome, Utica, New York (RME/KRME)
Narrative:
Republic F-84C-2-RE Thunderjet 47-1415, 59th FS, 33rd FG, USAF: Written off (damaged beyond repair) October 1 1949 when Crashed while landing at Griffiss AFB, Rome, about fifteen miles (25 km) northwest of Utica, New York. Accident reported as aircraft went out of control, stalled and spun into the ground. Pilot Allen R McClaine, USAF

Griffiss Air Force Base is a former United States Air Force installation in the northeastern United States, located in Central New York state at Rome, about fifteen miles (25 km) northwest of Utica, in the Mohawk Valley, among the Mohawk River, Six Mile Creek and the New York State Barge Canal.

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=108328
4. http://www.accident-report.com/Yearly/1949/4910.html
5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Griffiss_Air_Force_Base#Air_Defense

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-May-2021 08:49 ASN archive Added
30-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]
30-Jan-2023 22:07 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Destination airport]

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