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Serial Number Criteria: 48-170
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Data last updated: Tue Mar 15 09:25:04 2016
48-129 ... 48-316 (EXACT MATCH)
North American F-86A-5-NA Sabre 
MSN 151-43498/43685
Originally ordered as F-86B.
129 (94th FIS, 1st FG) w/o in Utah Jul 30, 1955
132 w/o in Nevada Nov 5, 1952
133 (56th FG) w/o in Ohio Oct 9, 1955
135 in mid-air collision with F-86A 48-191 over Gorman, CA
Jun 10, 1949.  One pilot killed, other bailed out.
136 w/o at Geiger Field, Washington May 18, 1951
137 (MSN 151-43505) crashed 8 mi S of Temple Bar, AZ Mar 5, 1953 on combat maneuvering flight
out of Nellis AFB.  Plane turned too sharp, and snapped the horizontal stabilizers.
Pilot ejected but was killed.
138 crashed into Chesapeake Bay May 5, 1955.
139 w/o in Nevada Jun 18, 1952
140 w/o in Nevada Jul 10, 1952
141 (71st FIS, 1st FIG) w/o in Pittsburg, Pennsylavania Feb 24, 1951.
142 (1st FIG, 27th FIS) forcelanded at Griffiss AFB, NY Sep 21, 1950
143 w/o in Idaho Jun 18, 1954
144 w/o in Nevada Nov 26, 1952
145 (3595 FTG, 3525 AGS) crashlanded at Nellis AFB, NV Jan 26, 1953 
148 w/o in New York May 26, 1952.
149 (27th FIS, 1st FIG) crashed near Sandwich, Massachusetts Feb 14, 1951.
150 crashed near Geiger Field, Washington May 28, 1954
151 (71st FIS, 1st FIG) w/o at March AFB, California Dec 13, 1949
152 (93rd FIS) w/o at Chicago-O'Hare airport, Illinois Feb 27, 1951.
153 (1st FIG) w/o in Ohio Jan 3, 1952
154 (196th FIS, California ANG) w/o in California Dec 9, 1955
155 w/o in California May 31, 1949
156 (71st FIS, 1st FIG) crashed near Ryan Field/Nemet, California after a collision with 47-633 Feb 3, 1950.  May
have been repaired.
157 crash laded near Indian Springs, Nevada Apr 3, 1951.  To reclamation Nellis AFB Apr 4, 1951
158 (94th FIS, 1st FG) w/o at George AFB, California Feb 27, 1951.
159 (94th FIS) w/o at Griffiss AFB, New York Mar 18, 1951.
160 (115th FIS, CA ANG) in midair collision with F-86A 49-1221 S of Colfred, AZ Mar 17, 1956.
161 (1st FIG) crash landed near Beaumont, California Jul 18, 1949
162 w/o Jun 7, 1955 Luray, Virginia
163 crashed near Las Vegas, Nevada Jan 25, 1952.
164 (71st FIS, 1st FIG) w/o at George AFB, California Sep 20, 1951
165 (71st FIS, 1st FIG) damaged at March AFB, California Feb 13, 1950.  May have been repaired.
166 crashed near Las Vegas, Nevada Mar 19, 1952
167 crashed near Nellis AFB, Nevada Ju 13, 1952
168 (194th FIS, California ANG) crashed near Pine Flat Reservoir near Fresno, California Jan 12, 1958.
169 w/o Jay 15, 1954 Truax Field, Wisconsin
170 (3077 EG, HQ Sqn) crashlanded near Uwalde, TX Jun 9, 1950.
172 w/o in Pennsylvania May 3, 1951.
173 w/o Aug 29, 1949 in crash 18 mi W of Indigo, California due to hydraulics failure.
174 (1st FIG) w/o in California Mar 8, 1955.
176 given British civil registration G-SABR.  Preserved at RAF Duxford Museum, England falsely marked as 0178
177 w/o in Nevada Mar 28, 1952.
178 (MSN 151-43547) delivered to USAF Feb 1949.  SOC in 1958.  To Fresno Engineering Technical College.  Noted
in Fresno scrapyard in 1970.  Bought by Jim Larson, later to Ben Hall.  Restored in 1974 by Ben Hall
To civil registry as N68388, then to N178 with Fort Wayne Services, Inc, Indiana Jun 15, 1989.  Cancelled 
Nov 5, 1991 on export to UK, then G-SABR with Golden Apple Operations Ltd Nov 6. 1991 with MSN 151-083 (sic)
Sold to new owner in USA Jun 2014.  Assigned registration of N528YH with Heritage Air LLC Nov 25, 2014.
179 w/o at New Castle AFB, Delaware Oct 13, 1950.  Restored in 1974 by Be Hall Seattle, WA.  Sold 
at unknown date to Golden Apple Trust and still airworthy.
180 w/o at Kirtland AFB, New Mexico Apr 1, 1953.
181 w/o at Turner AFB, GA May 26, 1949.  Also reported as crashing on takeoff from Inglewood APT, CA Apr 18, 1949.
182 w/o at Long Beach, CA Dec 14, 1951.
183 converted in Japan to RF-86A.  W/o in Japan Jan 24, 1951
184 (71st FIS, 1st FIG) overshot runway at Chanute AFB, IL and w/o Sep 6, 1949
185 w/o in Nevada Apr 16, 1952.
187 converted in Japan to RF-86A.  W/o in Korea Dec 21, 1952.
188 (6570 COTG, 6570 CTS) crashlanded 25. mi S of Aberdeen, MD Jan 15, 1953
189 (1st FG, 94th FS) crashed 13 mi SE of Hesperia, CA Aug 12, 1950.
191 w/o Jun 10, 1949 in crash 4 mi SE of Gorman, California after collision with F-86A 48-135
192 (1st FIG) w/o at Tinker AFB, Oklahoma Aug 2, 1950.
193 (94th FIS, 1st FIG) w/o Feb 8, 1950 in crash 2 mi W of Palm Springs, Califonia
195 converted in Japan to RF-86A
196 converted in Japan to RF-86A
197 w/o at George AFB, California Nov 8, 1950.
199 w/o Nov 2, 1949 in crash 10 mi SE of Panama City, Florida due to engine failure.
200 w/o in Ohio Aug 12, 1952. Currently on display at Clay, NY
202 w/o in Pennsylvania Aug 6, 1950
203 (336th FIS, 4th FIG) w/o at Langley AFB, Virginia Mar 30, 1950
204 (1st FG, 71st FS) crashed 15 mi S of March AFB, CA Jul 12, 1950
205 (56th FG) w/o at March AFB, California Aug 31, 1949
206 (141st FIS, New Jersey ANG) w/o in New Jersey Nov 6, 1955
207 crashed near Oscoda AFB, Michigan
208 appears in 1958 film "The Hunters".
209 used as chase plane at Edwards AFB, California.  W/o in Ohio Aug 18, 1949
210 (71st FS) w/o at Rome AAF, New York Nov 20, 1950
211 (196th FIS, California ANG) crashed near Delaware City, Delaware Aug 24, 1950
212 w/o in Arizona Dec 11, 1952.
213 (27th FIS, 1st FIG) w/o at Griffiss AFB, New York Jan 19, 1951.
214 (113th FIS, Indiana ANG) w/o at Hulman Field, Indiana Feb 17, 1957
215 (4th FIG) w/o in Japan Mar 25, 1951
216 (1st FIG) w/o at Langley AFB, Virginia Dec 16, 1949
217 converted in Japan to RF-86A.  Shot down by AAA with 67th TRW, 15th TRS
Jun 27, 1952.  Pilot KIA
218 w/o in Japan Mar 21, 1951
220 crashed near Tucson, Arizona Dec 5, 1953
221 (336th FIS, 4th FIG) crashed Jan 4, 1954 near Buckroe Beach, Virginia
222 (4th FIG, 336th FIS) crashlanded at Langley AFB, VA Jul 13, 1950.
223 w/o Feb 24, 1954 in crash 28 mi S of Mountain Home AB, Idaho in midair collision with 48-240.
224 (93rd FIS) crashed near Eldora, New Jersey Sep 30, 1949
227 (335th FIS, 4th FIG) w/o at Andrews AFB, MD Oct 12, 1950
229 w/o in Nevada Jul 8, 1952
231 (3595 FTG, 3525 AGS) crashed 19 mi NE of Indian Springs, Nevada Jan 26, 1953
232 (336th FIS, 4th FIG) w/o Apr 13, 1951 in crash 10 mi N of Johnson AB, Japan
233 (23rd FIG) w/o at Dover AFB, Delaware Oct 16, 1950.  Repaired?
234 (336th FIS, 4th FIG) w/o Apr 23, 1950 in takeoff accident at Laurinbug-Maxton AB, North Carolina
235 w/o in Nevada May 3, 1952
236 w/o at Oscada AFB, Michigan Sep 27, 1951
237 (334th FS, 4th FG) crashed into river off Langley AFB, Virginia Jan 4, 1950
238 (334th FIS, 4th FIG) flamed out, caught fire, and crashed in wooded area and disintegrated
2 mi W of New Castle County Apt, DE Sep 17, 1950
239 (115th FIS, California ANG) w/o Mar 18, 1957
240 w/o Feb 24, 1954 in midair collsion with 48-223 near Mountain Home AFB, Idaho
241 listed as w/o at Langley AFB, Virginia Mar 3, 1950, but reported as being active in Korea.
242 was an AFOG(Air Force Orientation Group) display and went out with both wings and all tail feathers at first 
to be set up and taken down at various sites such as county fairs, shopping center parking lots, etc.
To civil registry as N196B.  Was preserved at Planes of Fame, Chino, California.
Was on display at American Air Museum, Duxford UK but
now in Hangar 5.  Has left Duxford for Midland Air Museum at Coventry.  Is a
composite airframe with F-86E wings, having been used by USAF as wingless
traveling exhibit before going to Planes of Fame, Chino, CA from whom the
Imperial War Museum acquired it.  Noted Sep 2005 at Midland Air Museum,
Coventry, England.
243
244 (3596th CCTS) w/o at Andrews AFB, Maryland Aug 28, 1950
245 (4th FIG, 336th FIS) crash landed at Langley AFB, VA Jun 2, 1950.
246 converted in Japan to RF-86A.  With 15th TRS, 67th TRW engine compressor failed and had smoke in the cockpit and
pilot ejected 10 mi W of Suwon, South Korea Sep 5, 1952.  Pilot was rescued.
247 (335th FIS, 4th FIG) crashed near Elberon, Virginia Feb 8, 1950
248 (335th FIS, 4th FIG) crashed near Quantico, Virginia Oct 18, 1950 after collision with two other F-86As 
(48-266 and 48-268)
249 w/o in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Aug 30, 1956
250 w/o in Tennessee Feb 1, 1954
251 (4th FIG, 335th FIS) flamed out due fuel starvation and crashed at K-14, Korea Jan 25, 1952.
252 (115th FIS, California ANG) w/o Sep 5, 1955.
253 w/o at George AFB, California Feb 13, 1953.
254
255 (94th FIS, 1st FIG) crashed Nov 17, 1950 at George AFB after emergency landing at short
airstrip caused by tailpipe temperature warning light.  Tires blew on landing
and aircraft ran off end of runway and caught fire.  Pilot escaped unhurt.
256 (4th FIG, 334th FIS) explosion and flameout while on combat
mission over Korea Sept 13, 1951.  Pilot bailed out over Yellow Sea.
257 converted in Japan to RF-86A
258
259 (336th FIS, 4th FIG) suffered engine failure over South Korea Nov 9, 1951.  Pilot ejected and was rescued.
260 (MSN 151-43629) converted to JF-86A.  Was in storage at the Paul Garber restoration facility, MD.  Noted Dec 2005 on display at
Udvar-Hazy Center of NASM, Chantilly, VA.
261 (336th FIS, 4th FIG) w/o in Nevada Aug 10, 1953
262 (335th FIS, 4th FIG) w/o at Laurinburg-Maxton AFB, North Carolina Apr 30, 1950
263 formerly at New England Air Museum, to storage at USAF Museum, WPAFB, Dayton, OH.  To MAPS Air Museum, North Canton, Ohio
264 with 92nd FIS, 81st FIW
265 (336th FIS, 4th FIG) w/o in England Nov 12, 1953
266 (335th FIS, 4th FIG) crashed near Quantico, Virgina Oct 18, 1950 after collision with two other F-86As
(48-248 and 48-268)
267 crashed near Union Grove, Wisconsin Dec 1, 1950
268 (33tth FIS, 4th FIG) crashed near Quantico, Virginia Oct 18, 1950 after collision with two other F-86As 
(48-248 and 48-266)
269 (116th FIS, 81st FIG, Washington ANG) w/o at RAF Shepherds Grove, England Feb 23, 1952
270 (196th FIS, California ANG) crashed near Boron, California Jan 25, 1957
271 (4th FIG) w/o at Johnson AB, Japan May 25, 1951.
272 (4th FIG, 335th FIS) crashed 11 mi N of Langley AFB, VA Jun 21, 1950.
273 w/o at Andrews AFB, Maryland Jan 28, 1950
274 w/o in South Carolina Aug 16, 1950
275 w/o in Virginia Aug 8, 1949
276
277
278 w/o in Michigan Feb 2, 1951.
279 w/o at Dover AFB, Delaware Sep 23, 1950
280
281 on display at Fairchild AFB, Spokane, WA
282 w/o at Larson AFB, Washington Aug 22, 1951
283
284
285 w/o in England Aug 31, 1954
286 (334th FIS, 4th FIG) w/o at New Castle Airport, Delaware Oct 4, 1950
287 (335th FIS, 4th FIG) w/o in Japan Dec 21, 1950
288
289 w/o in England May 12, 1954
290 crashed near Kirtland AFB, New Mexico Apr 1, 1952
291 assigned to NACA Ames Aeronautical Laboratory, NAS Moffett Field, CA Aug 29, 1949.
Registered as NACA 116.  Used for flying qualities, stability and control, and performance evaluations
Modified with gun sight tracking displays.  W/o at Inglewood, California Oct 18, 1949.
292 (92nd FIS, 81st FIG) w/o in Washington Mar 23, 1955
293 (91st FIS, 81st FIG) crashed near Skegness, England Sep 17, 1952
294 w/o in California Aug 19, 1952
295 crashed near Las Vegas, Nevada Apr 15, 1953.
296 (197th FIS, Arizona ANG) w/o Nov 21, 1956
297 (4th FIG, 335th FIG) failed to recover from spin and crashed Jul 11, 1951.
298 converted to EDF-86A.  W/o in New Mexico Mar 21, 1951
299 converted to EDF-86A.  W/o in Florida Jan 17, 1955
300
301 - lost to enemy action (4th FIG) and w/o at Suwon AB, Korea Jun 6, 1951
302 w/o Sep 21, 1955
303 burned in firefighter training at NAS Willow Grove, Pennsylvania in 1956
304 (93rd FIS, 81st FIG) w/o at Kirtland AFB, New Mexico May 19, 1950
305 damaged by MiG.
306 crashed Mar 22, 1950 near Emmons, West Virginia after taking off from Kanawha Airport.  Took off in parallel
with F-86 49-1019, and the two planes apparently collided in midair.  Both pilots killed.
307 (91st FIS, 81st FIG) crashed near Oxford Ness, England Dec 4, 1952.
308 (91st FIS, 81st FIG) struck ground in steep dive shortly after takeoff at Larson AFB, Washington Oct 3, 1950
309 (163rd FIS, Indiana ANG) crashed near Decatur, Indiana Jan 5, 1958
310 (81st FIG, 91st FIS) forcelanded at Larson AFB, WA Aug 25, 1950.
311
312 crashed near Medford, Oregon Apr 29, 1950
313 (193rd FIS, California ANG) collided with F-86 49-1336 over Mt. Pacifico, California Sept 4, 1956.
314
315 (91st FIS, 81st FIG) crashed near Wissent, France Jun 1, 1954
316 (81st FIG) w/o at RAF Shepherds Grove, England Oct 27, 1954.
48-1079 ... 48-1300
Cancelled Contract

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