Accident Grumman F9F-2 Panther 123632, Sunday 6 January 1952
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Date:Sunday 6 January 1952
Type:Grumman F9F-2 Panther
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Registration: 123632
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:7 mi N of Kowan -   North Korea
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:USS Essex CV-9/VF-51
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Operated from USS Essex (CV-9) aircraft carrier. Hit by AA fire while conducting rail cut/armed recce. mission, crashed into hillside and exploded. Pilot ENS Glen H. Rickelton USN, killed in action.


Revision history:

08-May-2013 12:44 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Sep-2022 20:03 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]

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