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Type:Silhouette image of generic A37 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna OA-37B Dragonfly
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 70-1310
MSN: 43325
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:7 mi NE of Rosamond Dry Lake, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Crashed during spin exercise when a valve failure in the fuel system allowed fuel to remain in the right wingtip tank, creating an out-of-weight condition as thee jet entered the spin.
Both pilots ejected safely.


"X-Plane Crashes" (picture of the aircraft)


Photo of 70-1310 courtesy

Edwards - AFB (KEDW / EDW)
3 June 1982; (c) Gerard Helmer

Revision history:

06-Oct-2012 04:56 Alpine Flight Added
16-Oct-2019 18:02 TB Updated [Operator, Location]

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