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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 112763
Last updated: 1 September 2019
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Date:04-JAN-1950
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F86 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American F-86A-5-NA Sabre
Owner/operator:4th FIG, 334th FIS, USAF (4th FIG, 334th FIS, United States Air Force)
Registration: 48-237
C/n / msn: 151-43606
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Langley AFB, Virginia -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Langley AFB, Virginia (KLFI)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Operated by the 4th FIG, 334th FIS, USAF. Ditched 4/1/1950 into a river following engine failure near Langley AFB, VA. Pilot James E.Towle safe. Aircraft written off (damaged beyond repair). First F-86 Sabre loss by the 4th FIG.

Sources:

1. http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/db.asp
2. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1946.html
3. http://www.planetrace.co.uk/1950-1959_26.html
4. http://web.archive.org/web/20180422213653/http://www.millionmonkeytheater.com/F-86.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Aug-2012 07:53 Daniel Nole Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Narrative]
28-May-2017 21:21 Dr.John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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