Accident Grumman F9F-8B Cougar , Wednesday 20 January 1960
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Date:Wednesday 20 January 1960
Time:night
Type:Grumman F9F-8B Cougar
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:NAS Kingsville, Texas -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:NAS Kingsville, TX
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
F9F-8 Cougar jet dived into the ground on night landing approach. Student pilot.

Note: see 20 JUN 60 and 21 JUN 60, both at NAS Kingsville, TX

Sources:

The Daily News-Telegram 21 JAN 1960, p2
The Cuero Record 21 JAN 1960, p2

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Mar-2022 15:48 TB Added
10-Mar-2022 16:02 TB Updated [Date, Time, Source, Narrative]
24-Jul-2022 14:21 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
17-Jul-2023 20:48 Nepa Updated

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