Republic F-84D missing Nov 20,1950


ate: 20-NOV-1950
Type: Silhouette image of generic f84 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Republic F-84D Thunderjet
Owner/operator: 55th FBS, 20th FBW, USAF (55th FBS, 20th FBW, United States Air Force)
Registration: 48-762
C/n / msn:
Fatalities: Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities: 0
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location: English Channel, off the south coast of Kent –    United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature: Training
Departure airport: RAF Manston, Kent (MSE/EGMH)
Destination airport:

Crashed 20/11/1950: Went missing on a sortie from RAF Manston, Kent, and was never seen again. Presumed to have crashed into the English Channel off the south coast of Kent. Pilot (Billy G. Shoemaker) posted as KMIS (Killed/Missing In Sea).