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This is the initial listing ejections invloving Canadair Sabres. The list is still being checked and will need  amendments.

Any obvious blunders, assigning the aircraft to the wrong country etc please let me know

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial

based

crashed crew seat photo
9th April 1952
RCAF
Sabre

19283

416 spin. Uplands Flg. Off. Harry "Human Meteor" Hrischenko NAA
08-Jul-1952
RCAF
Sabre 19112 439 Engine quit over The Wash Flg. Off. AI Seitz NAA

28-Nov-1952


RCAF
Sabre 19229 413 Fuel exhaustion, Bagotville Wg. Cdr. C. Hull   NAA
05-Mar-1953
RCAF
Sabre 19463 (XB532) 414   Flg. Off. Heiliger   NAA

25-May-1953


RCAF
Sabre 19290 OTU Control problems, Burnsville, N.B. Flg. Off. M. B. “ Mike"Sutherland   NAA

9th June 1953


RCAF
Sabre 19365

421 Sqn

Grostenquin Crashed 12 miles from base, Flg. Off. J. Guy Cloutier
ejected too low - fatal
NAA

15-Jul-1953


RCAF
Sabre 19132 OTU Became lost Mars Hill, Maine Flg. Off. Cushing   NAA

22-Jul-1953


RCAF
Sabre 19131 OTU Fuel exhaustion, Newcastle, N.B. Flg. Off. McLeod   NAA
20-Aug-1953
RCAF
Sabre 19158

441

Fuel exhaustion into sea Off Cromer, England Flg. Off. Les Benson   NAA
15-Sep-1953
RCAF
Sabre 19426 OTU Crashed 28 miles From base, Flg. Off. S. I. Banks ejected too low   NAA
17-Sep-1953
RCAF
Sabre  XB683 67 near Liege Ejected from spin   NAA
26-Nov-1953
RCAF
Sabre 19152 441 Wells, England Flg. Off. H. D. Klein ejected from spin   NAA
16-Dec-1953
RCAF
Sabre 19137 439 Fuel exhaustion, Loughborough, England Flg. Off. D. G. Tracey unable to eject but climbed From a/c to attempt parachuting   NAA
28-Dec-1953
RCAF
Sabre 19619 XB745 422 engine Failure Crashed near Beauvechain Ejected   NAA
02-Mar-1954
RCAF
Sabre 19637 XB763 422 Fuel exhaustion over Belgium Flg. Off. F. K. Axtell   NAA
02-Mar-1954
RCAF
Sabre 19679 422 Fuel exhaustion over Belgium Flg. Off. G. Brennand   NAA
15-Mar-1954
RCAF
Sabre 23078 444 Suspected inadvertent ejection at 800'while making Forced Ianding after engine failure. Baden Wg. Cdr. H. F. Darragh - fatal   NAA
12-May-1954
RCAF
Sabre 19255 430 Flame-out in circuit, inadvertent ejection after crash Ianding Lelling Moselle, Fr Flg. Off. G. D. MacDonald - fatal   NAA

08-Jun-1954

 


RCAF
Sabre 23077 416 Fuel exhaustion Grostenquin Ejected near Tenteling, Fr Flt. Lt. D. O. Evjen   NAA
16-Jun-1954
RCAF
Sabre XD711 66 Mid air with XD716 near Hornsea, Links Ejected   NAA
16-Jun-1954
RCAF
Sabre XD716 66 Mid air with XD711 near Helmsley, Yorks Ejected   NAA
22-Jul-1954
RCAF
Sabre XD758 66 Fire warning crashed near Hede,W. G. Ejected - fatal   NAA
23-Jul-1954
RCAF
Sabre XB865 26 May have lost canopy in Flight, Ejected too low     NAA
30-Jul-1954
RCAF
Sabre 23053 434 Engine trouble Zweibrücken Ejected   NAA
FEEDBACK

Just checking my log book and your entry for July 30 with Sabre 053 this was not really an ejection The final result was a mid air in cloud with both aircraft destroyed and both pilots killed. Don’t know the number of the second aircraft.
Bill
in email 4th December 2008  

 
RCAF
Sabre         NAA Page in my file missing - needs checking
 
RCAF
Sabre       Ejected NAA Page in my file missing - needs checking
 
RCAF
Sabre         NAA Page in my file missing - needs checking
 
RCAF
Sabre         NAA Page in my file missing - needs checking
 
RCAF
Sabre     compressor stall, near Pirmasens Flg. Off. W. M. Day
ejected at low level
fatal
  NAA
11-Aug-1954
RCAF
Sabre 23119 416 Grostenquin Dove in near Greutzweld Moselle Flg. Off. G. L. Beaulac ejected too low - fatal   NAA
27-Aug-1954
RCAF
Sabre XD776 66 Fire in ammunition bay Ejected SW North Luffenham Flt. Lt. Jed Gray   NAA
20-Sep-1954
RCAF
Sabre 19344 G Severe porpoising, ejected Athens     NAA
20-Oct-1954
RCAF
Sabre 23218 OTU EngineFailure Parachute failed to deploy Chatham Ejected near St Quentin, N.B Flg. Off. A. E. Roberts - fatal   NAA
29-Nov-1954
RCAF
Sabre 23003 422 Engine Failed on approach Baden Flg. Off. M. L. MacEachern Ejected too low - fatal   NAA
21-Dec-1954
RCAF
Sabre 23197 427 Lost oil pressure Zweibrocken  Lembach, West Germany Flg. Off. Brian Peters ejected   NAA
30-Dec-1954
RCAF
Sabre 23163 444 EngineFailure Baden Flt. Lt. A. A. Batier   NAA
13-Jan-1955
RCAF
Sabre 23082 416 Fuel exhaustion Grostenquin Petit Tenquin, Fr Flt. Lt. G. W. Patterson   NAA
01-Feb-1955
RCAF
Sabre 23193 422 Valencia en route Rabat-Baden Baden Flg. Off. Ray Carruthers   NAA
04-Feb-1955
RCAF
Sabre 23166 421 Fuel exhaustionGrostenquin Ejected near Saarburg Flg. Off. Dea   NAA
09-Mar-1955
RCAF
Sabre

23247

OTU Flame-out at 1500 Ton gunnery exercise Chatham Flg. Off. J. O. H. “Joe" Gagnon eiected   NAA

07-Apr-1955


RCAF
Sabre 23016 430 Fuel exhaustion Grostenquin Flg. Off. R. L. MacDonald   NAA
11-May-1955
RCAF
Sabre

23336

439 Fuel exhaustion over Luxemburg Flg. Off.F. B. Davis   NAA
31-May-1955
RCAF
Sabre 23278 OTU Fire warning Chatham Flg. Off. M. A. MacKinnon   NAA
09-Sep-1955
RCAF
Sabre 23086 416 Fuel exhaustion Grostenquin Flt. Lt. E. C. Tuckey   NAA
17-Oct-1955
RCAF
Sabre 19317 T Mid air with 19165 Eskischir ejected   NAA
19-Oct-1955
RCAF
Sabre 23253 OTU Flame-out Chatham Blackville, N.B. Flt. Lt. H. M. Lepard   NAA
31-Oct-1955
RCAF
Sabre 23201 430 flame out Grostenquin Flg. Off. Jack Hubbard   NAA
09-Nov-1955
RCAF
Sabre 23467 444 In-flight Fire near Istres Flg. Off. T. L. White   NAA
13-Dec-1955
RCAF
Sabre 23172 416 Fuel exhaustion Grostenquin Flg. Off. J. R. Allingham   NAA
27-Jan-1956
RCAF
Sabre 23168 416 landing gear malfunctioned Grostenquin Flg. Off. L. B. Marion ejected at 5000   NAA
29-Mar-1956
RCAF
Sabre 23271 OTU Collided in dogfight with 23365 Flg. Off. L W. Swanston   NAA
29-Mar-1956
RCAF
Sabre 23365 OTU Collided in dogfight with 23271 Flg. Off. R. E. Wrather   NAA
10-Apr-1956
RCAF
Sabre 19180   Controls Froze Eskischir ejected at 9000'   NAA

12-Apr-1956 


RCAF
Sabre 23237 416 control Failure Grostenquin Flg. Off. B. W. Cherewick   NAA
22-May-1956
RCAF
Sabre 23210 OTU  flame out Chatham Bathurst, N.B. Flg. Off. R A. Crouch   NAA
24-May-1956
RCAF
Sabre 23474 427 Flame-out near Achern, West Germany Flg. Off. T. B. Griffith Ejected too low - fatal   NAA
14-Jul-1956
RCAF
Sabre 19506 AMI Fire warning near Decima Pilot ejected   NAA
19-Jul-1956
RCAF
Sabre 23494

444 

EngineFailure near Phaisbourg,Fr Flt. Lt. K. A. McLeod   NAA

28-Aug-1956 


RCAF
Sabre 23496

439 

Flame-out on overshoot  Marville Flg. Off. M. T. Tillotson Ejected at 1000' - fatal   NAA
29-Aug-1956
RCAF
Sabre 23150 430 Flat spin, Grostenquin Saarbrucken Flg. Off. W. V. Closs   NAA

16-Oct-1956 


RCAF
Sabre 23567

427

From spin near Hahn West Germany Flg. Off. J.E. Noga ejected 15000'   NAA
02-Nov-1956
RCAF
Sabre

23393

427 Engine seizure near Ramstein, West Germany Flg. Off. S. L. Corning   NAA
10-Dec-1956
RCAF
Sabre 23535 421 Flarne-out crashed into building in Saarbrucken Flg. Off. Geo B. Shorey   NAA
03-Jan-1957
RCAF
Sabre 23531 434 Lost hydraulics Flg. Off. B. C. Dixon ejected at 1100   NAA
09-Jan-1957
RCAF
Sabre 23384 413 Generator failure near Beersdorf, West Germany Flg. Off. W. J. Tunstad   NAA
09-Jan-1957
RCAF
Sabre 23413 444 Mid air with 23677 and lost 4' of port wing Flg. Off. M. R. Henderson   NAA
15-Jan-1957
RCAF
Sabre 23264 OTU from spin P.E.I. Chatham, near Button Flg. Off. W. H. Johnston Ejected at 10000' Parachute failed to deploy- killed   NAA
22-Jan-1957
RCAF
Sabre 23437 430 Seized controls Flt. Lt. Wilson Ejected at 20000'   NAA
31-Jan-1957
RCAF
Sabre 23444 434 Mid air with 23478 near Hornback, West Germany Flg. Off. J. R. Allingham   NAA
31-Jan-1957
RCAF
Sabre 23478

434

Mid-air with 23444 Zweibrücken  Flt. Lt. W. C. Frye   NAA
04-Feb-1957
RCAF
Sabre 23581 439 Engine explosion Flg. Off. F. P. Luettger   NAA
16-Feb-1957
RCAF
Sabre 23340 401 spin Flt. Lt. J. V. Karr Ejected too low - fatal   NAA
18-Feb-1957
RCAF
Sabre 23214 OTU spin

Chatham Upper Blackville, N.B.

Flt. Lt. Steacy Ejected at 10000'   NAA
14-Mar-1957
RCAF
Sabre 23516 421 Dove in from 25000' near Weisbaden Flg. Off. W. B. Wilson Ejected - fatal   NAA
02-May-1957
RCAF
Sabre 23530 441 Flame-out at 2100 ft and crashed attempting deadstick landing at base Plt. Off. H. A. Davidson Ejected at 400' - fatal   NAA
06-May-1957
RCAF
Sabre 23368 OTU Chatharn Inadvertent Flame-out on approach Flg. Off. J. W. R. Arsenault   NAA
13-Aug-1957
RCAF
Sabre 23341 OTU In-flight fire Flg. Off. H. G. Screda Ejected too low - fatal   NAA
15-Nov-1957
RCAF
Sabre 23623 421 Hit jet wash on final Grostenquin Flt. Lt. H. T. Hoar   NAA
18-Nov-1957
RCAF
Sabre 23461 444 Engine failure Baden Sardinia Flg. Off. R. E. Clarkson   NAA
10-Feb-1958
RCAF
Sabre 23556 441 Fire warning near Angele,France Flg. Off. K. R. Morash Ejected at 40000'   NAA

At 1652 hrs, F/O KR Moreash had just begun a letdown at Marville, from 40,000 feet, when he informed the tower he had red warning lights showing in the cockpit of his Sabre, and that he was abandoning the aircraft. Crash action was taken, and at 1735 hrs, F/O Moreash called by phone. He had ejected successfully and was only slightly bruised. He was picked up at Auflance, near the Franco-Belgium border by a USAF helicopter, despatched from Etain.

Ref: Historical Narrative 1 December 1957 to 31 May 1958 Marville, France National Archives of Canada

 
21-Feb-1958
RCAF
Sabre 19476 AMI Mid air with 19877 Gatlinara ???   NAA
27-Feb-1958
RCAF
Sabre 23561 439 3 mi N of base Marville Flg. Off. J. L. Olson   NAA

At 1533 hrs , F/O J. L. Olson ejected from his Sabre three miles north of the airfield, after reporting smoke in his cockpit, while on instrument approach. He was picked up by people in the vicinity and was brought to the unit hospital for treatment for back injuries.

Ref: Historical Narrative 1 December 1957 to 31 May 1958 Marville, France National Archives of Canada

 
24-Mar-1958
RCAF
Sabre 23436 441 Controls Froze near Rhein Main ???   NAA

At 1322Z, Yellowjack advised the tower that Z04 had lost his oil pressure and was proceeding to Rhein/Main airport. Yellowjack later advised that the pilot had bailed out two miles from the Rhein/Main airport. The crashed aircraft was located 3/4 of a mile from there. An aircraft was despatched from here to pick up the pilot. All concerned were advised.

Ref: Historical Narrative 1 December 1957 to 31 May 1958 Marville, France National Archives of Canada

 
11-Apr-1958
RCAF
Sabre 23434 422 Engine trouble Flg. Off. D. P. DavidsonEjected from 400'   NAA
02-Sep-1958
RCAF
Sabre 23041 OTU Engine Failed Chatham ??? Ejected at 800 ft   NAA
06-Nov-1958
RCAF
Sabre 23046 OTU Fire in radios 50 miles south of Chatham Chatham Flt. Lt. I. F Fitzgerald   NAA
17-Nov-1958
RCAF
Sabre 23491 441 Fuel exhaustion near Frankfurt ?? ejected   NAA
17-Nov-1958
RCAF
Sabre 23519 441 Fuel exhaustion near Frankfurt ?? ejected   NAA
02-Dec-1958
RCAF
Sabre 23638 421 Flame-out on take off Grostenquin Flg. Off. M. H. P. “Mike” Fitt Ejected too low - fatal   NAA
13-Apr-1959
RCAF
Sabre 23311 OTU near Chatham Flg. Off. J. G. Westplial Ejected low level   NAA
08-May-1959
RCAF
Sabre 19128 G Athens Ejected   NAA
10-Mar-1960
RCAF
Sabre 23646 434 Compressor casing contracted in squall Flt. Lt. Rodger Ritchie Ejected and parachuted into Rhone R   NAA
24-Mar-1960
RCAF
Sabre 19627 AMI Mid air with 19630 ??   NAA
08-Apr-1960
RCAF
Sabre 23515 421 Mid-air at 42000' with 23619 Ejected Flg. Off. W. L. Riley   NAA
08-Apr-1960
RCAF
Sabre 23619 439 Mid-air with 23515 near Zweibrücken Flg. Off. R. W. Hallworth   NAA
20-May-1960
RCAF
Sabre 23406 422 Mid air with 23701 Sqn. Ldr. R. G. Murray   NAA
20-May-1960
RCAF
Sabre 23701 421 Mid-air at 30000'with 23406 Flg. Off. R. C. McKay   NAA
06-Jul-1960
RCAF
Sabre 23346 OTU Mid air with 23356 Flg. Off. R. R. Webber   NAA
25-Oct-1960
RCAF
Sabre 23088 OTU Chatham x   NAA
20-Dec-1960
RCAF
Sabre 23660 434 near Sembach, West German x   NAA
05-Jan-1961
RCAF
Sabre 23279 OTU Engine packed in Chatham Flg. Off.  W. C. Bill Stewart Dutch a/c landed   NAA
02-Feb-1961
RCAF
Sabre 23756 439 Seized controls Chaloh-sur-Marn Flg. Off. R. W. Hallworth   NAA
14-Mar-1961
RCAF
Sabre 23420 434 Fuel exhaustion Flg. Off. E. W. Moss   NAA
18-Apr-1961
RCAF
Sabre 23374 421 Fuel exhaustion near Homburg, West Germany Flg. Off. Bill Slaughter   NAA
26-Jun-1961
RCAF
Sabre 23052 OTU Chatham Flg. Off. Johnson   NAA
16-Oct-1961
RCAF
Sabre 23724 422 Flame-out on Ianding Baden Sqn. Ldr. P. R. Higgs   NAA
15-Jan-1962
RCAF
Sabre 19213 G Fire after take off, Ankbilos ??   NAA
06-Mar-1962
RCAF
Sabre 23710 434 Exploded on take off Zweibrücken Flg. Off. J. Swallow   NAA
24-Aug-1962
RCAF
Sabre 23162 OTU Chatham Flg. Off. Paquette   NAA
09-Oct-1962
RCAF
Sabre 23213 STU Chatham Flt. L. J. B. England   NAA
5-Oct-1962
RCAF
Sabre 19338

T

Mid air, Murted ??   NAA
03-Jul-1963
RCAF
Sabre 23513 421   Flg. Off. Erie Stewart   NAA
10-Aug-1963
RCAF
Sabre 23593 441 Controls seized at 30000' Flg. Off. J. A. Davidson Ejected 10000'   NAA
05-May-1964
RCAF
Sabre 23273 STU Chatham Flg. Off. B. A. Mannion - fatal   NAA
19-Jun-1968   Sabre 23424 N186XD   Crashed Cantil, California Ejected   NAA
18-8-1953   Sabre XD775 147 Crashed after stabilizer malfunctioned St Hubert ?? NAA Date appears to be wrong - check again

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