ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 173586
Last updated: 23 April 2020
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Type:Silhouette image of generic T33 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed T-33
Owner/operator:USAF (United States Air Force)
Registration: 53-4889
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Stewart AFB, Newburgh, NY -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:KSWF
Destination airport:KSWF
Aircraft was assigned to the 329 FG and took off from Stewart AFB, NY on a local training sortie. Aircraft developed an engine problem on takeoff and advised the tower that they were returning to the field. On an emergency approach to runway 09 the aircraft crashed and exploded on short final. Both crewmembers were Instructors at the US Military Academy, West Point, NY, and both were killed on impact. Pilot- Capt. Eugene C. Etz. Passenger/copilot- Capt.John Hall.


Article by the Association of Graduates, USMA, West Point, cross referenced with incident date and location.

Revision history:

05-Feb-2015 13:36 Av8er Added

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description