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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 64692
Last updated: 7 January 2022
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Date:02-APR-1986
Time:
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: 67-14836
MSN: T.6032
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mazatzal Peak, Tonto National Forest, Arizona -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Williams AFB, AZ
Destination airport:Williams AFB, AZ
Narrative:
Crashed during a training mission while following an established low-level route. No attempt to eject had been made. The pilots apparently lost situational awareness as cloud cover descended to their altitude while they were in terrain whose peaks extended above their flight path. Emergency route abort was not initiated.

Sources:

https://forums.jetcareers.com/threads/caught-between-the-weather-and-a-hard-place.120402/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-May-2009 05:17 harro Updated
02-Oct-2013 07:41 Hwedhlor Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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