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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 82180
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:13-FEB-1947
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic f80 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed P-80A Shooting Star
Owner/operator:US Navy
Registration: 29667
MSN: 080-1023
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:NAS Patuxent River, Maryland -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:NAS Patuxent River, Maryland
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ex-USAAF 44-85000: Transferred to the US Navy 17 May 1945 and carried out simulated carrier landings at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland, with much of the flying being done by Commander Najeeb E. Halaby. Written off 13 February 1947 when crashed on take off from NAS Patuxent River, Maryland

As a photograph exists, dated June 15, 1961 of Commander Halaby (see link #5) it can safely be assumed that he survived the crash, and went on to a post military career as an administrator with the Federal Aviation Administration

Sources:

1. http://www.joebaugher.com/navy_serials/navyserials.html
2. http://thanlont.blogspot.co.uk/2012/02/navy-shooting-stars.html
3. https://www.defensemedianetwork.com/stories/project-extraversion-p-80-shooting-stars-in-world-war-ii/_
4. http://www.456fis.org/F-80_SHOOTING_STAR.htm
5. http://www.earlyaviators.com/ebelling.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Nov-2010 11:55 ASN archive Added
16-Nov-2014 03:51 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Nov-2014 03:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Other fatalities]

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