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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 136735
Last updated: 27 December 2021
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Date:02-MAY-1974
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic T38 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Northrop T-38A Talon
Owner/operator:80 FTW USAF (80 FTW United States Air Force)
Registration: 66-8351
MSN: N5967
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:2 mi N of Tinker AFB, OK -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Sheppard AFB, TX
Destination airport:Tinker AFB, OK
Narrative:
Crashed caught in wingtip vortices of a C-130 Hercules; instructor Kelley and student 2./Lt Reed E. St. Vincent (23) were killed.

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20171126074757/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/t_38_talon.htm

C-17 CSO note: Personal knowledge from contemporaneous back channels of event reports. Student pilot St. Vincent was college classmate of mine and fellow AFROTC cadet. Neither occupant was Luftwaffe officer, both were USAF officers.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Jun-2011 15:24 TB Added
02-Jan-2020 09:23 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Operator]
30-May-2020 07:57 C-17 CSO Updated [Operator, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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