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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 64678
Last updated: 17 December 2021
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Date:19-MAR-2003
Time:c. 16:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic T38 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Northrop T-38A Talon
Owner/operator:USAF (United States Air Force)
Registration: 70-1949
MSN: T.6280
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Randolph AFB, TX -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Tyre failure caused aircraft to leave the runway. One pilot instructor Maj Peter Jahns involuntarily ejected from the aircraft when the barrier stanchion breached the front of the cockpit. The breach initiated the ejection sequence by forcing the throttle quadrant into the ejection seat. At the time of the ejection the nose and right landing gear had collapsed causing an angled ejection with no opportunity for the parachute to fill.. Lt Col Frank Gebert, stayed in the aircraft, was slightly injured.

Sources:

Scramble 293
http://web.archive.org/web/20171126074757/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/t_38_talon.htm
AFM MAY 2003


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Sep-2014 15:24 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Country, Narrative]
06-Sep-2014 15:25 Aerossurance Updated [Source]
14-Dec-2020 17:38 TB Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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