United States Air Force 3555th  Combat Crew Training Group

North American F-86D


Monday 18th April 1955

Perrin Air Force Base, Sherman
1st Lt. Thomas Leigh Hosch


Mid-air collision at 7,000 ft with LockheedT-33A 50-422  10 miles south west of Gainesville, Texas


                                                                                                                                               photo via Rick Hosch

1st Lt. Thomas Leigh Hosch

1st Lt. Hosch's account of the mishap
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Details and photographs provided thanks to Thomas Hosch's son Rick