Date: Wed, 2 Mar 2005 00:32:43 +0000 (GMT)
From: daniel wilson <daniejon2000@yahoo.co.uk>
Subject: June 12, 1957/Midair collision two F-86's/

Choloy, France

1957 – 4 (F) Wing – Assorted Sources


Details:

12 June 1957 - F/O JL Robinson

Comments from Don Norrie:

F/O JL Robinson was a pilot with 422 Squadron at 4 (F) Wing, Baden Germany. He was killed when his aircraft (Sabre 23396) was involved in a mid-air collision with F/O Van Oene (Sabre #23514 - non-fatal) and crashed near Stuttgart in West Germany.


Extract from 2 Wing Historical Report

12 June 1957 - 421 Squadron had another unfortunate accident today. F/O Van Oene had a mid-air collision while on a practice Zulu intercept. Van Oene bailed out successfully and suffered only a cut forehead. The pilot from 4 Wing was killed.


PROJECT BLUEBOOK UNKNOWNS



      June 12, 1957,  ; Milan, Italy. 7:30 p.m.  Witness:  G.U. Donadio,
      translator for export-import firm.  One object "big as a hen's
      egg" flew very fast, zigzagged, hovered and revolved, then shot
      up after 17 minutes.

      July 27 or 29, 1957; Longmont, Colorado. Early morning.
      Witness:  J.L. Siverly. One thick disc, ice blue, with a top
      like honeycomb (interconnected hexagons), hovered and rocked
      below the hill tops for 10 minutes.  Middle band was scalloped,
      bottom had four kidney-shaped forms.

      July 29, 1957; Cleveland, Ohio.  10:31 p.m.  Witnesses:  Capital
      Airlines Capt. R.L. Stimley, First Officer F.J. Downing. One
      large, round, yellow-white object dimmed once, crossed the bow of
      the airliner, which then gave chase but was unable to catch it.
      Sighting last 8 minutes.

      July 29, 1957; Oldsmar, Florida.  11:45 a.m.  Witness:  E.E.
      Henkins. One pale yellow fireball glided into the water and
      exploded.  Viewed for 1 minute.

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MAP...............................

Stuttgart BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG
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Notes: STAR ON MAP IS STUGGART, GERMANY. MIDAIR COLLISION TOOK PLACE HERE. UFO SIGHTED AT MILAN(O), ITALY, NORTHERN SECTION... 

APPROX. 120 MILES BETWEEN INCIDENTS...