Accident Republic F-84F Thunderstreak 51-9439, Wednesday 8 January 1958
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Date:Wednesday 8 January 1958
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: 51-9439
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Gila Bend AAF, AZ -   United States of America
Phase:
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Luke AFB, AZ
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Crashed on first gunnery mission. Pilot 2°Lt Voltaire J. Abeyounis (23) was killed.

Sources:

http://forgottenjets.warbirdsresourcegroup.org/F-84F.html
Star-News 9 JAN 1958, p2

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-May-2021 18:19 ASN archive Added
20-Feb-2022 19:29 TB Updated [Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
14-Apr-2022 13:10 TB Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative]

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