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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 228759
Last updated: 14 January 2022
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Date:05-OCT-1967
Time:17:25z
Type:Silhouette image of generic T38 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Northrop T-38A Talon
Owner/operator:NASA
Registration: N922NA
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Talahassee -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:KXMR
Destination airport:KMOB
Narrative:
Major Clifton C. Williams (USMC) was enroute to Mobile, AL, to visit with his ill father when apparently foreign object/ a mechanical failure was able to jam the aileron controls of NASA 922 (66-8354). The jet went into an uncontrollable left roll at 22300 feet and dove straight down, impacting the ground at an angle of 75-80 degrees on a heading of 300 close to Mach 1 at a position 5 nautical miles north of the Tallahassee VORTAC (Woodfield Springs Plantation). Major Williams did not survive.

Sources:

I have summarized what I have found on the Internet as I did miss this accident in the T-38 section. Please, anybody feel free to correct, state source and/ or amplify the information. Presently I have no time to conduct a thorough study of sources. Thank you.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Sep-2019 19:43 Wholenineyards Added
05-Sep-2019 19:44 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
13-Jan-2022 18:10 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Other fatalities]

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