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   January  

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
2nd  January 1962
USAF
U‑2A 56‑6709 4080th SRW autopilot failure, crashed Picayune, MS, USA pilot ejected safely   Martin-Baker
5th January 1962
USAF
F‑104A Starfighter 56‑0864 157th FIS SC ANG diverted to Rota but ran out of fuel crashed 13 M from NAS Rota, Moron Spain,

        pilot ejected safely

  Lockheed
9th January 1962
USN 
Demon        Lt. Cdr. Sabin   Martin-Baker
15th January 1962


RAF(G)

Canberra B1 Mk.6 WT315   collision Flt. Lt. G.Willis Pilot ejected through canopy at 800-1,000ft, 200-300 Knots IAS [fractured C.7/D.1 vertebrae],
 
  Martin-Baker 1C
Flg. Off. M. F.Whittingham Navigator ejected at 800-1,000ft, 200-300 Knots IAS [fracture dorsal vertebrae 4 & 5]

Not 100% sure if the two crew are correctly identified - ???

  Martin-Baker 1CN
15th January 1962
RAF(G)
Canberra B.1 Mk.6 WT310   Navigator's ejection seat fired on ground impact of
aircraft. Pilot's seat did not fire. Both crew killed
16th January 1962
USAF
F‑104C Starfighter 57‑0924 436th TFS/479th TFW Luke AFB engine lost power during take‑off, crashed near Luke AFB

pilot ejected safely

  Lockheed
17th January 1962
USMC 
Skyray       Pilot ejected   Martin-Baker
20th January 1962
Nor
F-86 Sabre       Lt. B.VoIlstad   Martin-Baker
25th January 1962
Den
F-86 Sabre       2ILt. F.P.T.Home   Martin-Baker
25th January 1962
USN
Crusader F-8A BuNo 144442 VF-124 in US     Martin-Baker
25th January 1962
USMC 
F-8 Crusader       1st Lt. H. M. Spann
[is this the Crusader loss above ?]
  Martin-Baker
28th January 1962
USAF
F‑104B Starfighter 57‑1311 157th FIS SC ANG, 2 M from end of runway at Moron AB, Spain engine failure, crashed on approach, 2 miles from end of runway at Moron AB, Spain

1 ejected safely

  Lockheed
1 killed   Lockheed

   February 

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
2nd February 1962           ???   Martin-Baker
6th February 1962
Ger AF
F.G91       Lt. K. Weber   Martin-Baker
8th February 1962
USMC
Crusader F-8B BuNo 145493 VMF-232
CVA-19
  I.Lt. D. G. Doherty   Martin-Baker
9th February 1962
Nor
F-86 Sabre       ????   Martin-Baker
15th February 1962
USN
Demon       Lt. M. W. Wakeland   Martin-Baker
16th February 1962
USN
Crusader RF-8A BuNo 146887 VFP-62, CVAN- 65   Lt. H. H. Love   Martin-Baker
21st February 1962
RAF
Canberra B2 WJ582 Met R 1 Flew into sea on approach to Leuchars Pilot Fg Off H Marshall details of escape appreciated - Martin-Baker
Nav Flt Lt D H Gannon  
AMO Alan Locke  
23rd February 1962
USN
Demon       ???   Martin-Baker
27th February 1962
USN
Crusader F-8A BuNo 145396 VF-124 , CVA- collided during join up in US Lt.(jg) R. G. Bengston   Martin-Baker
27th February 1962
USMC
Crusader F-8A BuNo ????   collided during join up in US 1st Lt. C. P Jackson ???   Martin-Baker

   March

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
1st March 1962
RAF
Vampire T11 XD379/57 5 FTS Engine failure. Crashed onto the airfield Gravely, Cambs P.O. R. E. Turner   Martin-Baker
3rd March 1962
USN
Demon       Lt. H. N. Spade    
5th March 1962
USN
Crusader F-8A BuNo 145388 VC-4  in US Lt. (jg) T. H. Godber   Martin-Baker
6th March 1962
USAF
F‑105D 61‑0049 49th TFW, Wheelus AB, Libya fuel system failure

 pilot ejected safely

  Republic
7th March 1962
USN
Demon        Lt. (jg) D. G. Mein   Martin-Baker
7th March 1962
USAF
F‑105D 60‑0463 36th TFW, nr Lauterbach, West Germany engine fire at low‑level pilot ejected safely   Republic
8th March 1962
USN
Crusader F-8C BuNo 146906 VF-103 in US Cdr. A. E. Westmoreland ejected   Martin-Baker
9th March 1962
USN
Crusader F-8A BuNo 145403 VF-191 in US Lt. Cdr. J. L. Snyder   Martin-Baker
9th March 1962
RAF
Javelin        Sqn. Ldr. S. Burrows   Martin-Baker
13th March 1962
Martin-Baker Acft. Co.
      Tested rocket seat from Meteor flown by Sqn. Ldr. Fifield. Chalgrove Wing Cdr. Peter Howard ejected at 250ft., 250kts
[personal testimony]
Martin-Baker
14th March 1962
USAF
F‑105D 60‑0479 36th TFW, nr Epinal, France in bad weather struck trees on top of a hill during low‑level radar navigation mission

pilot ejected safely

  Martin-Baker
15th March 1962
Ind AF 
Hunter       FL LT K J L Harüuuan   Martin-Baker
15th March 1962
Ind AF 
Hunter        Flt. Lt. S. Vohra   Martin-Baker
19th March 1962
Ger AF 
F84       Sgt. W ???   Martin-Baker
19th March 1962
USAF
F‑105D 60‑5378 49th TFW Wheelus AB, Libya in‑flight fire crashed  61 NM SE of Wheelus AB, Libya pilot ejected safely   Republic
19th March 1962
USAF
F‑104A 56‑0881 151st FIS TN ANG. Wiesbaden AB, West Germany entered uncontrollable spin

pilot ejected safely

 

  Lockheed
21st March 1962
USAF
B-58   Edwards Air Force Base, California, USA TEST - The bear landed safely, and becoming the  first living creature to survive a parachute jump from an aircraft flying faster than sound female black bear ejected at  35,000 feet,  supersonic speed of 850 mph   Stanley Aviation Encapsulated Seat
22nd March 1962
USN 
Demon        Ensign I. G. Lane   Martin-Baker
22nd March 1962
USAF
F‑89J 53‑2676 186th FIS MT ANG Fuel system failed. Pilot tried emergency landing but crashed on way back to base

 ejected safely

  Northrop
ejected safely   Northrop
23rd March 1962
RAF
Victor B.Mk2 XL159 M.O.A loss of control the aircraft went into a flat spin pilot ejected 200-300 knots I.A.S. at 500ft

FIJLT J.W.Watenon -AM P.Murphy

?????

  Martin-Baker 3LS
co-pilot ejected 200-300 knots I.A.S. at 500 - 1,000ft suffered back injuries   Martin-Baker 3LS
26th March 1962
USN
Crusader F-8C BuNo 146962 VMF-334
CVA-34
 in US. Lt. B. J. Bertram   Martin-Baker
27th March 1962
Nor
F-86 Sabre       Lt. P. Westby   Martin-Baker
28th March 1962
USMC
Crusader RF-8A BuNo 146822 VMCJ-2 in US Pilot ejected   Martin-Baker

1962        Mar 21, A  was taken aboard a B-58 bomber out of Edwards Air Force Base in California, flown up tos per hour, and ejected from the bomber in a specially made capsule. She landed safely, and became the first living creature to survive a parachute jump from a plane flying faster than sound.

 April  

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
2nd April 1962
USN
Crusader RF-8A BuNo 146857 VFP-63  in US Lt. (jg) S. W. Betts   Martin-Baker
3rd April 1962
Ger AF 
F.G91       Sgt. G.Joos   Martin-Baker
5th April 1962
RAFC
Jet Provost T3 XM452/14   Lightning strike. Crashed at Sleafoford, Lincs Cadet P. A. C.Jones ejected safely   Martin-Baker 4P
11th April 1962
Ger AF
F84       Lt. F. Conrad   Martin-Baker
13th April 1962
USMC
Crusader RF-8A BuNo 146875 VMCJ-3 in US Col. H Williams   Martin-Baker
13th April 1962
USN
Demon       Lt. Cdr. I. M. Dowling   Martin-Baker
21st April 1962
USMC
Crusader F-8B BuNo 145485 VMF-122 in US     Martin-Baker
24th April 1962
USN
Crusader F-8A BuNo 143709   in US     Martin-Baker
28th April 1962
USN
Demon       Lt. (jg) G. H. Freeborn     Martin-Baker
30th April 1962
USN
Crusader F-8D

[F8U‑2N]

BuNo 148683

AE 2

 VF‑132, CVA-64

      Caribbean, damaged in night bolter

Cdr. G. C.Watkins ejected immediately and was picked up by destroyer

  Martin-Baker

 May  

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
1st May 1962
RN 
Sea Vixen       Lt. D. H. Ross   Martin-Baker
Lt. R. H. Burns   Martin-Baker
3rd May 1962
USN
F4H‑1 149425
F 111
VF‑121
Point Mugu
first service F‑4 loss

fuel nozzle failed due to loose locknut; caught fire - Point Mugu ranges, CA, USA

Cdr. M. M. Casey Jr.ejected safely  
Martin-Baker
Lt. Cdr. E. G. Montmarquet ejected safely   Martin-Baker
7th May 1962
USN
F-8 Crusader BuNo 145567 VF-194 in US Lt. jg. O. Burgdorf   Martin-Baker
8th May 1962
USN
F-8C Crusader BuNo 147013 VF-24 CVA-41 Lt. jg. Bary E. Kunkel   Martin-Baker
8th May 1962
USAF
F‑105D 61‑0052 49th TFW attitude indicator failed in overcast. Crashed  near Merzig, West Germany pilot ejected safely   Republic
9th May 1962
RAF
Jet Provost T3 XN604/8 6 FTS False fire warning. Crashed at Felton, Northumberland Flt. Lt. W. D. E. Eggleton   Martin-Baker
AP/O M. Hyland   Martin-Baker
9th May 1962
RAFG
Javelin Mk.9 XN794     Spontaneous firing of the pilot's ejection seat as the aircraft hit
the ground. He received fractured femur and lacerations
  Martin-Baker
The navigator's seat did not fire   Martin-Baker
10th May 1962
USN
Cougar       Lt. D. H. Portch   Martin-Baker
14th May 1962
Sweden 
Hunter       Plt. Off. U. E. S. Jacberg   Martin-Baker
15th May 1962 ??? ???       Pilot ejected   Martin-Baker
16th May 1962
German A. F,
F.84       Oblt. R. Mazander   Martin-Baker
18th May 1962
RAF
Javelin FAW9 XH755/Y 33 Sqn Control was lost in its wake of another Javelin it was formating behind which had reheat on M. Plt. J. E. Crowther ejected at 10,000ft   Martin-Baker
Navigator ejected at
15,000 - 17,000ft but never found
  Martin-Baker
22nd May 1962
USN
Crusader F-8A BuNo 145375 VF-62 in US     Martin-Baker
29th May 1962
USMC
F-4 Phantom       1st Lt. H. Albright   Martin-Baker

   June    

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
2nd June 1962
USAF
F‑104A Starfighter 56‑0862 157th FIS SC ANG Engine failure. Crashed 50 M N of Moron, Spain pilot ejected safely   Lockheed
4th June 1962
RAF
Victor B.1A XH613 15 Sqdn,
 Cottesmore
all four engines failed at 2,000ft Pilot ejected OK   Martin-Baker
Co-Pilot ejected OK   Martin-Baker
all 3 rear crew "bailed out"    
 

Crashed on final approach to Cottesmore following a generator failure [fuel supply failure] and all four engines failed at 2,000ft. The first three crew to bail out landed beside the "Ram Jam Inn" on the A1 where liquid sustenance was
provided by the landlord. The two pilots ejected and landed some distance away, and upon reaching the same "hostelry" were told by the landlord that it was closed. The aircraft had in the meantime dived into the ground vertically and exploded.

 
7th June 1962
RAF
 Javelin FAW5 XA645/B 5 Sqn port engine caught fire which spread to the whole of the rear of the aircraft. It crashed near Laarbruch,
West Germany
Fl. Lt. I. H. Adam ejected at 1,000f   Martin-Baker
???? ejected at 1,000f   Martin-Baker
14th June 1962
RAF
        Flg. Off. Lowther     Martin-Baker
14th June 1962
USMC
Crusader       Wg. Cdr. J. G. Matthews   Martin-Baker
16th June 1962
RAF
Victor B.Mk.1 XA929 Bomber Command Reason for emergency not known Co-pilot was killed when he ejected at ground level during take-off run   Martin-Baker
19th June 1962
USAF
 F‑105D 59‑1740 4529th CCTS/4520th CCTW control systems failure. Crashed 2 M NE of Indian Springs AFAF, NV, USA pilot ejected safely   Republic
19th June 1962
 
F‑105D 60‑0410  4529th CCTS/4520th CCTW engine fire - Indian Springs AFAF, NV, USA pilot ejected safely   Martin-Baker
22nd June 1962
USN
F-8B Crusader BuNo 145541 VMF-312 Ejection in US Major L. A. Seipp ejected   Martin-Baker
26th June 1962
USN
F-8A Crusader BuNo 143705 VC-4. Ejection in US Lt. G. E.Custer   Martin-Baker
28th June 1962
USMC 
Cougar       Major. P. B. Montagu   Martin-Baker
Lt. jg A. I. Hall   Martin-Baker

   July     

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
1st July 1962
USN
Crusader F-8D BuNo 149188 VF-33, CVAN-65       Martin-Baker
1st July 1962
USMC
Crusader F-8C BuNo 146964 VMF-334 in US     Martin-Baker
4th July 1962
USN
Crusader F-8C BuNo 146967 VF-174 in US Lt. jg R. N. Super   Martin-Baker
4th July 1962
Italy
F.G91       Capt. U. Musicanti   Martin-Baker
6th July 1962
USN
F4H‑1 148381 NAB Oceana Control lost after rudder control linkage came loose from rudder actuator nr NAB Oceana, VA, USA ejected OK   McDonnell
or
Martin-Baker
ejected OK   McDonnell
or
Martin-Baker
7th July 1962
USN
RF-8A Crusader BuNo 145644 VFP-62  in US     Martin-Baker
9th July 1962
USAF
F‑105D 60‑0524 7th TFS/49th TFW
Wheelus AB, Libya
Flight control problems crashed 18 M SE of Wheelus AB, Libya

pilot ejected safely

  Republic
10th uly 1962
USN
F-8C Crusader BuNo 146946 VMF-174  in US     Martin-Baker
10th July 1962
USMC
Skyray       Lt. jg G. B. Greagh   Martin-Baker
11th July 1962
USMC 
F-8B Crusader BuNo 145522 VMF-232 in Philippine Islands 1st Lt. N. R. Driscoll   Martin-Baker
1st Lt. M. M. Bomis   Martin-Baker
13th July 1962
USN
Cougar       Lt. N. R. Dahlstrom
[personal testimony]
  Martin-Baker
Lt. Cdr. W. H. Blackwood   Martin-Baker
16th July 1962
USN
F9F‑8 Cougar   NAS Point Mugu, CA, USA control problems Capt. J. C. Coffin   Martin-Baker
17th July 1962
USN
F-4 Phantom       ????   Martin-Baker
Ensign Morrison   Martin-Baker
19th July 1962
USN 
Demon         Lt. jg. Connor   Martin-Baker
22nd July 1962
USN
Demon        Cdr. I. F. Bolgar   Martin-Baker
24th July 1962
Italy
F.G91       Capt. P. D. Andretta   Martin-Baker
24th July 1962
Civilian
Sea Hawk       Mr. A. Rhodes   Martin-Baker

   August     

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
9th August 1962
Ger AF
F84       Lt. F.W.Heidkamp    Martin-Baker
10th August 1962
RCAF
CF‑104 104742 6 STR OTU Cold Lake Loss of thrust during touch‑and‑go Flt. Lt. J.R. Mulhall ejected but sustained fatal injuries when parachute disintegrated in aircraft fire area Lockheed C-2
13th August 1962
RN 
Scimitar       Lt. Cdr. B.Wilison   Martin-Baker
13th August 1962
USN
YF4H-1 Phantom
F4H‑1


                                                                                                                                                           photo Boeing
 
McDonnell
 
143390
XE
VX‑5
NAS China Lake
Lost control systems due to hydraulics failure and crashed near NAS China Lake, CA, USA Hal Wellman ejected safely at an altitude of about 100' when it caught fire on take-off.  
14th August 1962
USN
Crusader F-8C BuNo 146934 VF-84, CVA-62   Lt. (jg) H.E.Shephard   Martin-Baker
15th August 1962
USN
Cougar       Lt. J. J. L. Smith   Martin-Baker
17th August 1962
USN 
Demon       Lt. D.B.Wigisme   Martin-Baker
17th August 1962
USMC 
Cougar       2.Lt. R. J. Newman   Martin-Baker
21st August 1962
USAF
F‑104C Starfighter 56‑0935 479th TFW, Shaffer, CA, USA

engine ingested a piece of refueling probe during aerial refueling and stalled

pilot ejected safely   Lockheed
22nd August 1962
RAF
Jet Provost Mk.3 XM456 M.O.A   Sqn. Ldr. R. A. Lees   Martin-Baker 4P
Sqn. Ldr. J. D. Barwell   Martin-Baker 4P
25th August 1962
USN
Crusader F-8B BuNo 145517 VF-62 in US Cdr. I. G. Brozo   Martin-Baker

   September     

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
13th September 1962
D.H. Aircraft Co
Lightning XG332   Control failure on final  approach to
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Mr. George P, Aird Test Pilot Martin-Baker
13th September 1962
USAF
 F‑105D 60‑0477 22nd TFS/36th TFW Engine flamed out at low level 6 NM ENE of Mandel, Norway

pilot ejected safely

  Republic
14th September 1962
USMC
Crusader F-8D BuNo 148685 VMF-235 in US Pilot ejected   Martin-Baker

18th September 1962


USAF

F-100

3030

50th TFW/417th TFS

crashed 5 mi S of Ramstein AB, West Germany on the base's Open Day

Pilot ejected safely

 

NAA

20th September 1962
USN
F-8 Crusader       Lt. G.K.Webb   Martin-Baker

   October    

                 
Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
2nd October 1962
RAF
Victor B1 XA934 232 OCU No 4 engine exploded on lift off from
Gaydon, Warwickshire
    Martin-Baker
Flt Lt. Noel Edward Cooke fired his seat , but during the time delay for the canopy to be jettisoned , the aircraft exploded Flt. Lt. B. C. Gwinnell
ejected
Martin-Baker
FEEDBACK
Hi , I did the pre-flight checks on XA 934 on the morning shift at R.A.F. Gaydon on October the 2nd 1962.During the night shift it crashed.Flt Lt.Gwinnel had ejected [his seat had been serviced by Junior Technician Philip [Sam] Weller. The aircraft was in a tail down attitude while entering a small copse.Gwinnel ejected and hit the ground still in the seat .He was badly injured but eventually returned to flying.The first pilot , Flt Lt. Noel Edward Cooke [Captain Cooke to us "erks"] fired his seat , but during the time delay for the canopy to be jettisoned , the aircraft exploded.
 
                  All the best .ex Leading Aircraftman "Shingles" McVey
in email 5th November 2007
2nd October 1962
1:10pm
 

RAN
Sea Venom FAW.53   HMAS Albatross in collision with another Sea
Venom during Navy week display
Lt. A. L. Riley ejected at approx. 100ft   Martin-Baker

also given as 21st October 1962 but not shown in Australian listing - this incident may relate to 5th July 1963 Sea Venom FAW.53 WZ940 in collision with WZ893 which returned safely to Nowra - see also 15th June 1961

4th October 1962
Iraq Air Force
Hunter       1st. Lt. Nabilla   Martin-Baker
10th  October 1962
USAF
F‑104C Starfighter 56‑0920 479th TFW, George AFB, CA, USA  ran out of fuel on approach

pilot ejected safely

  Martin-Baker
15th October 1962
USMC
Crusader F-8C BuNo 145591 VMF-333  in Puerto Rico 2.Lt. T. D. Carroll   Martin-Baker
16th October 1962
USN
Crusader RF8U BuNo 145604 DET65 VFP-62
CVAN65 Enterprise
in US Lt Cmdr W. Newby Kelt
[see feedback]
Martin-Baker
FEEDBACK

Lt Cmdr Newby Kelt had a generator failure on take-off from Cecil Field. The resulting foreign object damage led to his ejection. Less than 6 months later Lt Cmdr Kelt made another ejection from the flight deck of the Enterprise.

Peter Wallace
correspondence thru November 2005 & April 2006

17th October 1962
USN
Crusader F-8C BuNo 145586 VF-174 in US Lt. J. F. Ruchala or Lt. (jg) C. K. Dosch   Martin-Baker
17th October 1962
USN
Crusader F-8D BuNo 149156 VF-11, CVA-42   Lt. J. F. Ruchala or Lt. (jg) C. K. Dosch   Martin-Baker
17th October 1962
RAF
Jet Provost Mk.3 XN601  

The ejection seat malfunctioned when the cartridges did not fire due to the sear not being withdrawn. Pilot was received lacerations in the crash landing

27th October 1962
USN
F-4 Phantom       Lt. W. C. Meintzer   Martin-Baker
28th October 1962
RAF
Hunter FGA9 XG253/X 1Sqn Engine failure near Khormaksar, Aden Llt. Lt. B. L Scotford   Martin-Baker
29th October 1962
USAF
F-100D
Super Sabre
    Engine failure during flight. Would not restart. Crashed in Turkey Capt. Allen Leroy Frucci
USMC

ejected

[Allen Frucci also ejected on 4th December 1961 from a USMC F-8 Crusader]

NAA
30th October 1962
Fr AF
Mirage       Lt. Baidy   Martin-Baker
31st October 1962
Nor
F-86 Sabre       Lt. G. Omland   Martin-Baker

   November   

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew   seat
2nd November 1962
Fr AF
Mirage       Sgt.C H  Joulia photo Martin-Baker
2nd November 1962
USAF
 F‑102A 56‑0973  32nd FIS, Soesterberg AB, Netherlands lew into the ground in fog pilot ejected   Convair
2nd November 1962
USMC  
F‑4B Phantom  149462
EC
Cherry Poin lost contro N of MCAS Cherry Point, NC Lt. COL R.F.Foxworth    Martin-Baker
Capt. D.T.Bem   Martin-Baker
7th November 1962
USN
Crusader RF-8A BuNo 146829 VFP-62 in US Lt. McDonell   Martin-Baker
7th November 1962
Canada
CF-100           Martin-Baker
12th November 1962
USN
Demon        Lt. C.H.Eley   Martin-Baker
12th November 1962
USN
NFD IS THIS THE ABOVE MISHAP
???
CVA-14
Ticonderoga
off the coast of southern California pilot ejected from his plane into a dense fog, successfully recovered    
15th November 1962
USN
Crusader F-8A BuNo 143728 VF-124 in US Lt. Cdr. J.F.SuWwan   Martin-Baker
15th November 1962
RN 
Scimitar       Lt. Cdr. J.Kennet   Martin-Baker
17th November 1962
Den
F-86 Sabre       S.B.Kanne   Martin-Baker
23rd November 1962
RN 
Scimitar       S.Lt. C.Legg   Martin-Baker
29th November 1962
RN 
Sea Vixen       S.Lt. P-M.Gravestock   Martin-Baker
Lt. G.F.Dobbie   Martin-Baker

.

 

   December     

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
3rd December 1962
RAF
Javelin FAW9 XH836/0 60Sqn The starboard engine exploded at 36,000ft. Crashed into the jungle near Mersing, Malaya pilot ejected 22,000ft, inverted   Martin-Baker
co-pilot ejected at 32,000ft, inverted. It took two days to rescue the navigator.   Martin-Baker
4th December 1962
USMC 
Crusader F-8C BuNo 146914 VMF-334 in US Lt. Col. W. Panchison   Martin-Baker
4th December 1962
Canada
CF-100       Flg. Off. G. Zieglansberger   Martin-Baker
P.O. R. V. Finch   Martin-Baker
11th December 1962
USN
Crusader F-8D BuNo 149144 VF-11, CVA-42   Lt. Cdr. F.G.Fellowes   Martin-Baker
14th December 1962
Den
F-86 Sabre       1.Lt. G.Scrensen   Martin-Baker
15th December 1962
USAF
F‑101B 58‑0264 15th FIS

collided with F‑101B  58‑0301 (which landed safely at Luke AFB) during join‑up maneouvre. Crashed 19 M SE of Yucca, AZ, USA

ejected safely

   
ejected safely    
20th December 1962
USAF
F‑89J 53‑2599 123rd FIS OR ANG caught fire in flight ‑ crashed into a house after crew ejected, ejected safely   Northrop
ejected safely   Northrop
20th December 1962
USAF
JF‑104A 56‑0749 NASA
Edwards AFB, CA, USA
asymmetric flap condition resulted in uncommanded roll. Crashed near Edwards AFB, CA, USA

 pilot ejected safely

  Lockheed

 

 

 


 

1962
USN
FJ4B       Brian Woods NAA