F84 photo from
Flightline Friday Returns! F-84H “Thunderscreech”
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.
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.
Original article in St. Pete Times
MacDill Park, AFB History & 1976
F84 Fighter Jet Crash
Near MacDill AFB, Tampa
Jan. 24, 1963