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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 17665
Last updated: 18 January 2022
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Date:01-MAY-2008
Time:07:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic T38 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Northrop T-38C Talon
Owner/operator:80FTW USAF (80FTW United States Air Force)
Registration: 64-13231
MSN: N5660
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sheppard AFB, TX -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Sheppard AFB, TX (KSPS)
Destination airport:(KSPS)
Narrative:
Crashed during landing. Engine failure on touch and go - pilots ejected and seats collided

The Air Force grounded all T-38C training jets in the same day, following the second fatal crash involving the aircraft in eight days.


Sources:

https://www.upi.com/NewsTrack/Top_News/2008/05/01/jet_crash_kills_two_from_nato_trainer_unit/3684/
http://web.archive.org/web/20171126074757/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/t_38_talon.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-May-2008 07:33 Fusko Added
22-May-2009 11:18 harro Updated
22-Jun-2011 13:35 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
05-Apr-2013 16:17 Nepa Updated [Operator, Phase, Narrative]
06-Sep-2014 14:59 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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