Accident Canadair Sabre II (F-86E) 19152, Thursday 26 November 1953
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Date:Thursday 26 November 1953
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic F86 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Canadair Sabre II (F-86E)
Owner/operator:441 (Silver Fox) Sqn RCAF
Registration: 19152
MSN: 52
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:North Sea, 2 miles off Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RCAF North Luffenham, Rutland
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
23 July 1951 - Taken on strength by RCAF. With No. 441 (F) Squadron at North Luffenham, UK, coded "BT*C", in early 1950s. Later carried registration VC-BRC on wings, "BT*152" on fuselage.

Written off in Category A crash into the North Sea, 2 miles off Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, on 27 November 1953, pilot ejected after aircraft entered unrecoverable spin. Pilot, Flying Officer Harry D. Klein (aged 21) parachuted into shallow waters of the North Sea. F-86E Sabre II struck off charge 30 December 1952

Sources:

1. Saskatoon Star-Phoenix 27 November 1953, p24
2. http://www.rwrwalker.ca/RCAF_19151_19200_detailed.html
3. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wells-next-the-Sea

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Jan-2018 15:19 TB Added
17-Mar-2018 13:05 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
17-Mar-2018 14:25 TB Updated [Departure airport]
01-Feb-2020 20:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Feb-2020 21:12 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Operator]
24-Feb-2020 13:59 Xindel XL Updated [Operator, Operator]
23-May-2021 18:27 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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