History of the F-100 Memorial ~ Part IX
By Spc. Lisa Pauli, 226th Division
/ Published May 02, 2010
Barnes Air National Guard Base, 104 Fighter Wing - Westfield, Mass -- 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 Champagne, France on March 21st, 1962. He was with the 131 Tactical Fighter Squadron, Phalsbourg AB, France.