Accident North American F-86A-5-NA Sabre 48-237, Wednesday 4 January 1950
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Date:Wednesday 4 January 1950
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 FIGp /334th FISqn USAF
Registration: 48-237
MSN: 151-43606
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Langley AFB, Virginia -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Langley AFB, VA (KLFI)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
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.



Revision history:

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]
09-Apr-2020 19:10 Reno Raines Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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