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

Sources:

San Bernardino Sun 19 January 1961, p3

Revision history:

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

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