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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 59437
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:02-JAN-1952
Time:day
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:81st FIGp /92nd FISqn USAF (81st FIGp /92nd FISqn United States Air Force)
Registration: 49-1226
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Elveden, 3 miles south of Thetford, Norfolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Shepherds Grove, Suffolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
North American F-86A-5-NA Sabre, 81st Fighter Interceptor Group, 92nd Fight Interceptor Squadron, USAF. Written off 2.1.1952 due to engine failure, and fire. Crashed at Elveden, 3 Miles South of Thetford, Norfolk England. Pilot George P. Eremea bailed out.

Sources:

1. https://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/1950s/1952Jan.htm
2. http://www.accident-report.com/world/europe/uk/uk52.html
3. http://www.forgottenjets.warbirdsresourcegroup.org/f86a-sabre_47605-491339.html
4. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1949.html
5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elveden


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Sep-2012 14:33 Daniel Nole Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Feb-2014 02:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Apr-2020 18:41 Reno Raines Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]
20-Feb-2021 19:31 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]

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