Accident description
Last updated: 20 October 2014
Status:
Date:Thursday 13 November 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic SBR1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American T-39A-1-NA Sabreliner
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 59-2871
C/n / msn: 265-4
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:4 km (2.5 mls) from Valparaiso-Eglin AFB, FL (VPS) (   United States of America)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Valparaiso-Eglin AFB, FL (VPS/KVPS), United States of America
Narrative:
Crashed into the water of Apalachicola Bay in foggy weather.
The aircraft was fitted with radiological test equipment for Project "Have Doughnut".


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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