Eglin Air Force Base, FL F-86 Sabre Crash, Jan 1953

Eglin Jet Plane Is Crash Landed, Pilot Is Injured

Special – An Eglin (AFB) F-86 Saber [sic] jet crash landed on Range 51 here today [January 13] left pilot Capt. Robert G. Loomis alive but injured. The airman is in the Eglin hospital with a back injury and undetermined internal injuries.

Playground News, Fort Walton, Florida, Thursday 01-15-1953, Volume 7, Number 50, page 8.