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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 47374
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SSAB model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American F-100D Super Sabre
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 55-3660
MSN: 223-342
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:120 mi SSE of Sardinia -   Italy
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Wheelus AB, Libya
Destination airport:Etain AB (LFQE)
Crashed into Mediterranean Sea during ferry flight from Wheelus AB to Etain AB after engine lost oil pressure and caught fire. Pilot ejected safely.


- JF Baugher
La Stampa 21 October 1957, p1

Revision history:

04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
12-Apr-2013 08:32 Uli Elch Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Feb-2016 20:21 TB Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]

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