Criminal Occurrence description
Last updated: 23 October 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 28 January 1964
Time:ca 15:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic SBR1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American CT-39A Sabreliner
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 62-4448
C/n / msn: 276-1
First flight: 1962
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT12A-6A Turbo Wasp
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Vogelsberg village, Thüringen (   Germany)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Wiesbaden-Erbenheim (Y-80) AB (WIE/ETOU), Germany
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The USAF Sabreliner departed the West German air base Wiesbaden at 14:01. At crossed the East German border near Diedorf at 14:50, at an altitude of 8000 metres. Two Soviet MiG-19 fighters scrambled to intercept the plane, which had now flown 90 km into East Germany. The aircraft was shot down and crashed into Bonifacius Hill near Vogelsberg.

Sources:
» E-mail from Maik Kattner-Lorenz (13-11-2006, 30-11-2006)
» DDR-Luftwaffe.de


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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