Incident Republic F-47D Thunderbolt 4189,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 168990
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Date:Monday 17 January 1955
Type:Silhouette image of generic P47 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Republic F-47D Thunderbolt
Owner/operator:Força Aérea Brasileira (FAB)
Registration: 4189
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Natal, RN -   Brazil
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Ditched in Rio Potengi estuario and sank. Pilot Ten Tirso Matos de Melo (1°Esq/5°GAv) unhurt. Typ as "NA" in local press.


Jornal do Brasil 19 January 1955, p9

Revision history:

21-Aug-2014 20:29 TB Added
23-Sep-2015 18:54 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Source, Narrative]
09-Oct-2015 19:14 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
09-Oct-2015 19:34 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source]
23-Oct-2015 17:11 TB Updated [Narrative]
09-Jun-2019 18:37 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source, Narrative]
23-Aug-2019 08:38 TB Updated [Source]

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