Accident Grumman F9F-8T Cougar , Wednesday 18 January 1961
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Date:Wednesday 18 January 1961
Type:Grumman F9F-8T Cougar
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:1 mi E of Ramona/San Diego, CA -   United States of America
Departure airport:NAS Miramar, CA
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
"Cougar jet training plane" crashed during instrument flight training. Instructor Lt Cmdr Vernon Thompson (36) and student Ens. Dennis F. Cubbison (23).


San Bernardino Sun 19 January 1961, p3

Revision history:

20-Jan-2022 14:02 TB Added
29-Jun-2022 15:47 TB Updated [Departure airport, Narrative]

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