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Jan. 24, 1963 - An Air Force salvage crew hoists a piece of wreckage from an Air Force F84 jet fighter that crashed here today in a Tampa residential area. The plane crashed as it was making an approach to MacDill for landing. UPI TELEPHOTO Tampa & St. Pete Times.


Jan. 24, 1963 - TAMPA, Fla. - Firemen and Air Force officials probe the wreckage of an Air Force F84 jet fighter after it crashed here today in a residential area north of MacDill AFB. The pilot, 1st Lt. Robert L. Harlan of Tampa, parachuted to safety. Three civillians suffered minor injuries. UPI Telephoto jb Tampa & St. Petersburg Times.


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F84 Fighter Jet Crash Near MacDill AFB, Tampa
Jan. 24, 1963