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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 259087
Last updated: 16 September 2021
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Date:04-JAN-1963
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic f84f model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Republic F-84F Thunderstreak
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 52-6429
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near MacDill AFB, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:McDill AFB, FL
Narrative:
Crashed into Tampa Bay, FL. Pilot Capt Richard T. Gibson ejected but was killed when parachute failed to open.

Sources:

http://forgottenjets.warbirdsresourcegroup.org/F-84F.html
Voungstown Vindiacator 5 January 1963, p3


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-May-2021 18:19 ASN archive Added
13-Jun-2021 17:48 TB Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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