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Found some aircraft parts. From what I can see they are pieces to an ejection seat, part of a drop fuel tank, along with some rocket nose cones and miscellaneous survival gear.  Some things I found in the area are not part of the crash but just what happen to be in the area. Including an US Army Button. I checks all sorts of plane crash records from that area and I haven’t found anything. Does anyone know how or able to track down the serial number off the ejection seat parts to a type of A/C it came from. I have exhausted all my efforts on that path. Martin Baker NO3 MK1 .  What I think it is a B-57 Canberra, but I cannot find any records of one crashing in that area. The site is north of an old air force base and I have the records from that base with nothing showing a B-57 crash or anything similar. Figured I would post here maybe help fill in a piece of the puzzle I can’t find.  



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"I have the records from that base with nothing showing a B-57 crash or anything similar"
Maybe the plane was not from that base. It may be just passing through  
Please tell us which base, which approximate area did you find the artifacts? 

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On the Suffolk County Air force Base. I worked at the Fire Station as a Captain and our records had nothing about it. Doesn't mean they didn't go to the crash. The logs just may have been lost since then. The base did change hands a few times.  
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Francis S. Gabreski Air National Guard Base (Suffolk County Army Air Field in World War II) located WesthamptonNew York.
In 1955, the 23 FIG was reassigned to Presque Isle AFBMaine and replaced by the newly activated 52nd Fighter-Interceptor Wing (52 FIW), which flew under various designations from Suffolk County AFB until 1969, with the 2d and 5th Fighter-Interceptor Squadrons flying F-94 StarfireF-101 Voodoo and F-102 Delta Dagger interceptors..

Looking at the parts, it appears they are from an early jet like F-94, F-101, and F-102.
local fire departments do not always respond to Air Force jet crashes. due to the hazards.
I suggest you check local newspaper accounts starting mid 50's for jet accidents.  
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I worked on the base for 12 years. I have dug into the archives many times.  According to the Martin Baker web site they only installed MK 1 seats in very early aircraft, mostly British except the B-57 Canberra USAF. Now I don't know if they recycled seat parts in later seats. The F-86, F-94, use later seats starting with the MK4. The F-101 and F-102 use a Weber built ejection seat.  
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