August 1953-Initial equipment with F-86D by Duncan Curtis

 

F-86D-20:

 

S/n date to 85th FIS to loss date/fate

 

51-2982 10Nov53 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 05Nov54

51-2991 01Sep53 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 06Nov54

51-2999 date? Sacramento Air Materiel Area 24Mar55

51-3004 02Sep53 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 07Nov54

51-3026 02Dec53 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 02Apr55

51-3029 12Sep53 w/o 22Oct53, Major Yancy Williams killed after
rashing after takeoff from Runway 14

51-3099 09Sep53 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 03Jan55

51-3111 01Sep53 479th Fighter Day Wg George 04Jan55

 

F-86D-30: (new from NAA)

 

S/n date to 85th FIS to loss date/fate

 

51-6123 30Nov53 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 06Jul54

 

F-86D-35: (all new from NAA)

 

S/n date to 85th FIS to loss date/fate

 

51-6225 01Sep53 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 03Sep54

51-6226 01Sep53 NAA Fresno 12Jan55

51-6228 01Sep53 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 09Sep54

51-6232 27Nov53 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 23Jan55

51-6235 17Aug53 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 27Sep54

51-6236 31Aug53 w/o 15Mar54, aircraft exploded on ground after
maintenance test flight at Grandview AFB,
1/Lt Richard Gruber OK

51-6242 08Sep53 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 11Oct54

51-6244 08Sep53 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 08Oct54

51-6253 07Dec53 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 11Oct54

51-8280 09Sep53 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 04Sep54

51-8281 31Aug53 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 11Oct54

51-8283 30Sep53 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 08Sep54

51-8291 09Sep53 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 11Oct54

51-8299 31Aug53 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 08Aug54

51-8306 04Sep53 NAA Fresno 14Sep54

51-8409 28Nov53 4750th Air Defense Wg Yuma 24Nov54

51-8479 04Dec53 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 28Nov54

51-8496 30Nov53 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 28Nov54

 

 

 

September 1954-Re-equipment with post-Pullout F-86Ds

 

F-86D-31 all from conversion at Sacramento AMA, McClellan AFB

 

S/n date to 85th FIS to loss date/fate

 

51-5995 14Oct54 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 14May55

51-5998 08Dec54 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 14May55

51-6001 14Oct54 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 12May55

51-6003 20Oct54 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 29Jun55

51-6006 16Oct54 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 24May55

51-6026 01Dec54 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 23Jun55

51-6034 18Oct54 NAA Fresno 31Jul55

51-6050 30Nov54 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 15Jun55

51-6052 01Dec54 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 08Jun55

51-6056 16Sep54 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 29Jun55

51-6080 16Oct54 NAA Fresno 31Jul55

51-6084 20Oct54 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 12May55

51-6088 20Oct54 NAA Fresno 08Aug55

51-6091 19Oct54 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 29Jun55

51-6092 17Sep54 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 24May55

51-6094 20Oct54 NAA Fresno 18Aug55

51-6101 30Nov54 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 29Jun55

51-6105 08Dec54 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 24May55

51-6125 30Nov54 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 14Jun55

51-6127 15Sep54 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 12May55

51-6132 01Dec54 NAA Fresno 08Aug55

51-6139 03Dec54 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 23Jun55

51-6140 21Sep54 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 14May55

51-6141 28Oct54 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 08Jun55

 

 

 

May 1955-Second Re-equipment with post-Pullout F-86Ds

 

F-86D-41, all from conversion at NAA Fresno unless stated

 

S/n date to 85th FIS to loss date/fate

 

52-3725 30Oct56 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 06Aug57

52-3751 20Jul55 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 06Aug57

52-3752 21Jun55 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 06May57

52-3770 05Jun55 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 24Jul57

52-3771 05Jun55 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 12Aug57

52-3779 26Jul55 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 19Aug57

52-3786 02May55 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 19Aug57

52-3788 02Jun55 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 13Aug57

52-3795 02May55 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 22Mar57

52-3797 29Jul55 4750th Air Defense Wg Vincent 15Jul57

52-3801 85th FIS NAA Fresno 16Jul57

52-3805 15Jun55 NAA Fresno 16Jul57

52-3806 21Jul55 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 12Aug57

52-3810 09May55 w/o 01Oct55, flamed out in traffic pattern
1/Lt Ronald
Ferguson ejected but killed

52-3840 15Jun55 NAA Inglewood 19Jul57

52-3848 03May55 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 24Jul57

52-3850 02Jun55 NAA Fresno 18Jul57

52-3854 26Jul55 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 24Jul57

52-3861 16Jun55 NAA Fresno 22Jul57

52-3864 05May55 173rd FIS NE ANG 29May57

52-3865 15Jun55 NAA Fresno 18Jul57

52-3867 05May55 w/o 09Oct56, Mascoutah, IL, engine seized on target
mission, 1/Lt Roger Alan Pile ejected safely

52-3868 16Jun55 w/o 03Aug56, lost on cross-country mission, ran out of fuel.
forced-landed near Turner AFB GA, 1/Lt Tony Skur injured

52-3879 07Jun55 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 07Aug57

52-3887 16Jun55 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 11Apr57

52-3889 17May57 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 12Aug57

52-3890 29Apr55 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 19Aug57

52-3891 15Jun55 NAA Fresno 22Jul57

52-3897 05May55 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 12Aug57

 

Note: 52-3725 assigned from 14th FIS, 52-3889 from 326th FIS

 

 

 

June 1957-Re-equipment with F-86L

 

F-86L-45:

 

S/n date to 85th FIS to loss date/fate

 

52-4136 13Aug57 147th CLM Sqn Ellington 08Jun59

52-4172 13Aug57 147th CLM Sqn Ellington 02Jun59

 

F-86L-50:

 

S/n date to 85th FIS to loss date/fate

 

52-4212 02Mar59 147th CLM Sqn Ellington 08Jun59

52-4298 13Aug57 w/o 09Apr59, fuel system failure, crashed near Houston IL
,
2/Lt Charles Rasnic OK

52-9984 08Aug57 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 01Jun59

52-10088 16Aug57 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 01Jun59

52-10129 07Oct57 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 16Mar59

52-10134 16Aug57 w/o 21Jul58, fire in flight on test hop, 1/Lt Charles Rogers OK

 

F-86L-55:

 

S/n date to 85th FIS to loss date/fate

 

53-562 13Aug57 147th CLM Sqn Ellington 02Jun59

53-572 10Oct57 147th CLM Sqn Ellington 03Jun59

53-576 06Aug55 w/o 19Nov57, mid-air near Sparta, IL, 1/Lt James Metz OK

53-582 06Aug57 147th CLM Sqn Ellington 02Jun59

53-594 08Aug57 w/o 19Nov57, mid-air near Sparta, IL, 1/Lt William McDaniel
blown clear with major injuries

53-643 26Jun57 147th CLM Sqn Ellington 02Jun59

53-664 27Jun57 147th CLM Sqn Ellington 02Jun59

53-693 30Sep57 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 11Jun59

53-696 01Jul57 147th CLM Sqn Ellington 08Jun59

53-701 06Aug57 147th CLM Sqn Ellington 08Jun59

53-721 13Aug57 147th CLMaint Sqn Ellington 03Jun59

53-722 01Jul57 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 11Jun59

53-737 06Aug57 147th CLM Sqn Ellington 02Jun59

 

F-86L-60:

 

S/n date to 85th FIS to loss date/fate

53-803 19Aug57 Sacramento Air Materiel Area 21May59

53-883 19Aug57 147th CLM Sqn Ellington 02Jun59

53-900 26Jun57 147th CLM Sqn Ellington 03Jun59

53-963 01Jul57 125th CLM Sqn Imeson 19Jun59

53-976 24Jan58 147th CLM Sqn Ellington 03Jun59

53-977 11Jan58 147th CLM Sqn Ellington 02Jun59

53-1052 01Jul57 147th CLM Sqn Ellington 03Jun59


Surviving ex-85th FIS F-86D:

51-2991 Heart of Texas Coliseum, fairgrounds Waco TX for display by .70

51-6003 Fukushima, Japan for display

51-6026 Vandel AB, Denmark as decoy

51-6034 Oksbol ranges, Denmark

51-6056 Beale AFB CA for display

51-6080 Takasuki, Japan for display

51-6084 New Mexico Institute of Mining Technology, Socorro NM

51-6091 Southwest Aerospace Museum, Carswell AFB, TX

51-6123 Karup AB, Denmark as decoy

51-6132 Chitose AB, Japan for display

51-6140 New Mexico Institute of Mining Technology, Socorro NM

51-8283 donated Ellington TX Oct59

51-8409 Tulsa OK ANG Base

52-3770 Austin ANG HQ TX

52-3840 donated museum 26Aug60, to Lookout Mountain TN for display

52-3864 donated American Legion 08Dec59, to Lanham MD for display, scrapped?

52-3887 donated VFW Post 06Jan60, Washington MO

 

Surviving ex-85th FIS F-86L:

 

53-693 New Mexico Institute of Mining Technology, Socorro NM

53-900 donated museum/school 31Oct60, to Houston Airport TX for display

53-977 China Lake ranges CA

 

Notes:

 

1. w/o = aircraft written off in accident

2. Sacramento Air Materiel Area = McClellan AFB (overhaul/modification)

3. NAA Fresno = North American Aviation, Fresno CA (overhaul/modification)

4. NAA Inglewood = North American Aviation, Inglewood CA (overhaul/modification)

5. 147th CLM Sqn Ellington = 147th Consolidated Logistics Maint Sqn, TX Air National Guard