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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 240475
Last updated: 16 October 2020
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Date:24-AUG-2020
Time:10:02
Type:Silhouette image of generic F5 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Northrop F-5E Tiger II
Owner/operator:Tactical Air Support Inc
Registration: N926TA
C/n / msn: R.1241
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Reno-Stead Airport (KRTS), Reno, NV -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Reno-Stead Airport, NV (KRTS)
Destination airport:Reno-Stead Airport, NV (KRTS)
Narrative:
The aircraft experienced a gear-up landing at Reno/Stead Airport (RTS/KRTS), Reno, Nevada after a 2 ship radar trials flight. The aircraft sustained substantial damage and the pilot was uninjured.

The pilot was reportedly distracted by a radio call from another aircraft. The landing checklist was not completed. The audio gear warning was not operative.

The aircraft is registered by the FAA with its former USAF serial 75-0493 as "c/n". Damage related reported by the FAA as "substantial".

Sources:

https://www.asias.faa.gov/apex/f?p=100:96:13920556815333::::P96_ENTRY_DATE,P96_MAKE_NAME,P96_FATAL_FLG:25-AUG-20,NORTHROP
https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N926TA
https://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=N926TA
https://dms.ntsb.gov/pubdms/search/dockList.cfm?mKey=101861

https://www.airhistory.net/photo/245358/N926TA/75-0493

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Aug-2020 05:18 Geno Added
26-Aug-2020 06:23 RobertMB Updated [Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]
27-Aug-2020 00:35 Captain Adam Updated [Damage, Narrative]
16-Oct-2020 10:32 Aerossurance Updated [Nature, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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