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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 148397
Last updated: 12 November 2020
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Date:22-NOV-1955
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F86 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American F-86F Sabre
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 52-4541
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:5 mi W of Kangnung AB (K-18) -   South Korea
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RKSO
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed. Pilot Alexander J. Sotiroff bailed out but was killed. 58th FBG/110th FBS.

Sources:

AAIR
R.Jackson, A.German, Gordon and Rigmant,B.Cull, D.Newton, W.Thompson, R.Dorr, X.Zhang
Youngstown Vindicator 22 November 1955, p1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Sep-2012 22:46 Daniel Nole Added
23-Jun-2019 19:36 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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