Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

Lt Ward Hitt, Jr., sitting in the cockpit of his North American F-86A Sabre fighter, gives his crew chief the OK hand sign, South Korea, 1950-'51. An attached caption tells how Hitt narrowly missed taking part in the first F-86 mission over North Korea - see details for full caption.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Aeronautics
  • Airplanes
  • Korean War, 1950-1953

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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photographer

United States Air Force

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-9A09971