Incident Republic F-84E Thunderjet 49-2024, 24 Oct 1949
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 255333
 
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Date:24-OCT-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:Republic Aviation Inc
Registration: 49-2024
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Republic Field, East Farmingdale, NY -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Republic Field, East Farmingdale, NY (FRG/KFRG)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Republic F-84E-1-RE Thunderjet 49-2024, Republic Aviation Inc: Written off (damaged beyond repair) October 24 1949 when crashed on take off at Republic Field, East Farmingdale, NY due to unspecified "mechanical failure" Pilot John W McGyrt

NOTE: Possibly repaired and returned to service. One source (see link #2) states "To Air Force Test Center, Edwards AFB, CA. To MASDC Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ, April 15, 1957. Struck off charge to reclamation April 17, 1957".

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=109529
4. http://www.accident-report.com/Yearly/1949/4910.html
5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republic_Airport#History

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-May-2021 08:49 ASN archive Added
24-Jan-2023 20:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Category]

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