Accident Convair F-106B Delta Dart 57-2511,
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Date:Monday 5 January 1959
Type:Silhouette image of generic F106 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Convair F-106B Delta Dart
Owner/operator:Francis Everett Parker Test Pilot for Convair
Registration: 57-2511
MSN: 8-27-05
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:13 Miles South of Alamagordo New Mexico -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:HMN
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Little or no information is available
Convair Chief test pilot (former Air Force Major) Francis "Fran" Everett Parker was on a routine mission and was to launch a missile at a drone target. In-flight he reported problems with the hydraulics. The last report to the tower was that Parker was attempting to bail.


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Revision history:

18-Aug-2013 08:10 Uli Elch Added
18-Aug-2013 08:20 Uli Elch Updated [Date, Registration, Cn, Narrative]
26-Jun-2023 06:54 Maidofgrace44 Updated [[Date, Registration, Cn, Narrative]]

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