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Accident description
Last updated: 13 December 2017
Status:
Date:Wednesday 16 April 1997
Time:ca 11:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft RC-12N Huron (A200CT Super King Air)
Operator:United States Army
Registration: 89-0272
C/n / msn: FE-18
First flight: 1990
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Destroyed
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ossabaw Island, GA (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Savannah-Hunter AFB, GA (SVN/KSVN), United States of America
Destination airport:Savannah-Hunter AFB, GA (SVN/KSVN), United States of America
Narrative:
Beechcraft RC-12N Huron reconnaissance plane was destroyed when it crashed on Ossabaw Island, GA, USA, killing both pilots.
The airplane belonged to the 224th Military Intelligence Battallion stationed at Hunter Army Airfield.

Sources:
» The Fort Scott Tribune - Apr 18, 1997
» Aviation Letter 375


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