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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 86430
Last updated: 10 April 2019
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Date:15-JUN-1953
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F86 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American F-86F-30 Sabre
Owner/operator:USAF (United States Air Force)
Registration: 52-4380
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Central North Korea -   North Korea
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RKSO
Destination airport:
Narrative:
F-86F-30 52-4380 (18th FBG, 12th FBS)flown by 1th Lt Chadwick B.Smith. In night mission while bombing targets, other crews observed that aircraft failed to pull up and crashed.1th Lt Chadwick B.Smith declared as MIA.


Sources:

http://www.dtic.mil/dpmo/korea/reports/air/
L.Krylov, Y.Tepsurkaev, I Seidov, A.German, Gordon and Rigmant,B.Cull, D.Newton, W.Thompson,X.Zhang,Korwald,V.Zabelin,M.Mikhin.


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Apr-2011 12:20 Daniel Nole Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Apr-2011 13:33 Daniel Nole Updated [Location]

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