Crehore, Joseph, 1st Lt

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Primary Unit
1962-1962, 1055A, 131st Tactical Fighter Squadron
Officer Collar Insignia
First Lieutenant

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Home State
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Year of Birth
Not Specified
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Westfield
Last Address
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Date of Passing
Mar 21, 1962
 
Location of Interment
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Wall/Plot Coordinates
Cemetery Unknown

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Last Known Activity
CREHORE, 1962 (Westfield, MA)
1st Lt. Joseph F. Crehore was Westfield's only casualty during the year in France. He died when his F-86 jet dove into a wooded area while flying on a low level navigation mission near Chalons, a province of Cham-pagne, France on March 21st, 1962. He was with the 131st Tactical Fighter Squadron, Phalsbourg AB, France.
   
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 1962-1962, F-86 Sabre
From Year
1962
To Year
1962
   
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Specifications
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Model North American F-86D Sabre
Length 37.50 ft | 11.43 m
Width 37.07 ft | 11.30 m
Height 14.99 ft | 4.57 m
Engine(s) 1 x General Electric J47-GE-27, turbujet engine generating 5,970lbs of thrust.
Empty Weight 10,950 lbs | 4,967 kg
MTOW 17,000 lbs | 7,711 kg
Max Speed 690 mph | 1,110 km/h | 599 kts
Max Range 785 miles | 1,263 km
Ceiling 50,000 ft | 15,240 m | 9.5 miles
Climb Rate 12,000 ft/min (1,344 m/min)
Hardpoints 2
Armament 6 x 12.7mm machine guns
24 x 2.75in rockets

External provisions for 2,000 lbs of bombs
Accommodations 1


Major Variants

* XP-86 - Original Army Air Force prototypes (3)
* YP-86A - Re-engined with GE J47 turbojet.
* P-86A - Redesignated from YP-86A
* F-86A - Redesignated production model from P-86A; Featured J47-GE-1 turbojet.
* F-86D - Complete redesign of base model; Redesignated as night/all-weather aircraft; Hughes fire control system; J47-GE-33 turbojet.
* F-86E - Slab tailplane adjustable inflight; J47-GE-27 turbojet
* F-86F - J47-GE-27 turbojet; Extended leading edges.
* F-86K - Based on F-86D model with J47-GE-17B tubojet.
* F-86L - Rebuilt "D" model with updated electronics and larger wing surface

   
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Last Updated: Oct 7, 2015
   
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