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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 47462
Last updated: 1 December 2021
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Date:08-NOV-1954
Time:c. 14:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic SSAB model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American F-100A Super Sabre
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 53-1534
MSN: 192-29
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:ca 1 mi NE Eglin AFB, FL -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Eglin AFB, FL
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The Super Sabre had just joined another F-100 in formation when it descended in a steep spiral from about 13,000 feet and crashed in a pine forest. Pilot Air Commodore Geoffrey Stevenson (RAF, 44)

Sources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_aircraft_accidents_at_Eglin_Air_Force_Base
http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1953.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2008 10:35 ASN archive Added
25-May-2010 14:32 angels one five Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Feb-2013 18:28 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]
06-Mar-2015 17:52 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]

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