Accident Grumman F9F Cougar ,
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Date:Sunday 6 January 1957
Time:c. 13:15
Type:Grumman F9F Cougar
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:ca 1,5 mi SW of Atlantic, NC -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:NAS Glenview, IL
Destination airport:NAS Pensacola, FL
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Navy jet disappeared from a six ship formation in a swampy area after pilot radioed 13:15 he running out of fuel and no compass and bailing out. Wreckage and body of USNR Lt Cmdr Joseph H. Neri (32) found near Atlantic Aux.AF, NC.


Star-News 7+8+9 January 1957, p1

Revision history:

14-Apr-2022 13:03 TB Added
14-Apr-2022 13:04 TB Updated [Narrative]
14-Apr-2022 13:28 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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