Accident North American AT-6G Texan N791MH, 29 Mar 2023
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 309885
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Time:c. 09:17 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic T6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
North American AT-6G Texan
Owner/operator:Henley Aviation Inc opb Aeroshell Aerobatic Team
Registration: N791MH
MSN: 182-478
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Lakeland Linder International Airport (LAL/KLAL), Lakeland, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Lakeland Linder Regional Airport, FL (LAL/KLAL)
Destination airport:Lakeland Linder Regional Airport, FL (LAL/KLAL)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The AT-6G Texan suffered a ground loop and sustained substantial wing damage while landing at the SUN 'n FUN Expo Campus 2023 at Lakeland Linder International Airport (LAL/KLAL), Lakeland, Florida.
There were no injuries.

Unconfirmed reports suggest that a steering cable broke during landing.

Sources: (history & photos) (photo)

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

11 Jun 1953 51-14791 United States Air Force (USAF) 0 Marana Auxiliary Field #3, Red Rock, AZ sub
12 Sep 1958 F-SFVQ Armee de l Air 0 Constantine sub




Wing section from this aircraft spotted at American Aero Services at New Smyrna Beach airport KEVB, Wednesday, April 5th, 2023 by Dan Marovitch - At the time I took the picture I didn't know about the incident, but the other side of the wing was wrinkled pretty bad and it was more visibly obviously bent upward at the outboard 6 feet or so.

Revision history:

29-Mar-2023 18:07 Captain Adam Added
30-Mar-2023 00:03 johnwg Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative, Category]
30-Mar-2023 07:15 Captain Adam Updated [Operator, Narrative]
31-Mar-2023 06:28 nhofmann54 Updated [Embed code]
06-Apr-2023 13:20 Anon. Updated [Embed code, Photo]

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