Accident North American F-86F-1 Sabre 52-2871, Friday 23 January 1953
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Date:Friday 23 January 1953
Type:Silhouette image of generic F86 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
North American F-86F-1 Sabre
Registration: 52-2871
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Dandong, Liaoning Province -   China
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RKSW
Destination airport:
Attached to 51st Ftr-Int Gp. Shot down by MiG over China, some 150 miles into Manchurie .Pilot LtCol Edwin L.Heller wounded and POW. Repatriation 31 May, 1955.


Revision history:

21-Apr-2011 14:07 Daniel Nole Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Narrative]
30-Aug-2023 09:31 RDV Updated

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