Accident Canadair Sabre II (F-86E) 19155, Thursday 8 April 1954
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Date:Thursday 8 April 1954
Type:Silhouette image of generic F86 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Canadair Sabre II (F-86E)
Owner/operator:439 (Sabre-Toothed Tiger) Sqn RCAF
Registration: 19155
MSN: 55
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:RCAF North Luffenham, Rutland, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RAF North Luffenham, Rutland
Destination airport:RAF North Luffenham
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
28 August 1951 - Taken on strength. With No. 439 (F) Squadron RCAF at RAF North Luffenham, UK by early 1952. Landed short of RCAF North Luffenham, Rutland, due to engine trouble on 8 April 1954, flown by Flying Officer Leonard James Elphick. Declared Category A and on 21 April 1954 - Struck off charge
F/O Leonard James ELPHICK (pilot) RCAF - killed



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Other occurrences involving this aircraft

11 September 1954 19155 439 (Sabre-Toothed Tiger) Sqn RCAF 1 RCAF North Luffenham, Rutland, England w/o

Revision history:

26-Mar-2018 17:26 TB Added
06-Apr-2020 21:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Apr-2020 09:29 INV Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]
18-Apr-2020 08:56 INV Updated [Total fatalities, Narrative, Operator]
18-Apr-2020 09:02 Iwosh Updated [Total fatalities, Operator]

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