Mid-air collision Accident Canadair Sabre VI (F-86F) JD+240, Thursday 12 January 1961
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Date:Thursday 12 January 1961
Time:forenoon
Type:Silhouette image of generic F86 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Canadair Sabre VI (F-86F)
Owner/operator:Luftwaffe
Registration: JD+240
MSN: 1637
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Wietmarschen -   Germany
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Alhorn
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Mid-air collision with Sabre JD+249 and RNAF aircraft; OLt Horst Arnoldt (JG71) ejected, but was killed.

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20110705031202/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/GermanSabres.htm
http://www.weltkriegsopfer.de/
Hamburger Abendblatt 13.1.1961
Passauer Neue Presse 13.1.1961

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-May-2011 14:13 TB Added
19-May-2011 10:28 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
19-May-2011 16:02 TB Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
19-May-2011 16:08 TB Updated [Narrative]
02-Jun-2011 01:16 TB Updated [Narrative]
27-Jun-2012 05:32 TB Updated [Time, Source]
04-Oct-2020 12:04 Anon. Updated [Departure airport]
23-Jun-2022 05:45 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
23-Jun-2022 08:29 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
25-Jun-2022 03:58 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
27-May-2024 16:06 TB Updated [Operator, Location]

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