Accident description
Last updated: 25 April 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 8 May 2002
Time:16:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic SBR1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American T-39N Sabreliner
Operator:United States Navy
Registration: 165522
C/n / msn: 282-28
First flight:
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT12A-6A Turbo Wasp
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Collision casualties:Fatalities: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:64 km (40 mls) S off Pensacola, FL [Gulf of Mexico] (   Atlantic Ocean) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military training
Departure airport:Pensacola NAS, FL (NPA/KNPA), United States of America
Destination airport:Pensacola NAS, FL (NPA/KNPA), United States of America
Narrative:
Two US Navy Sabreliners, 165522 and 165525, departed Pensacola on a training mission. Both aircraft collided. Rescue crews found two debris fields about six miles apart.

Events:


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Distance from Pensacola NAS, FL to Pensacola NAS, FL as the crow flies is NAN km (NAN miles).

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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