ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 138579
Last updated: 2 September 2014
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Date:17-SEP-2011
Time:14:32 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic T28 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American T-28C Trojan
Owner/operator:John W. Mangan (rgd. owner & pilot)
Registration: N688GR
C/n / msn: 226-158
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Eastern WV Regional Airport/Shepherd Field - KMRB, WV -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:Eastern WV Regional Airport/Shepherd Field - KMRB
Destination airport:Eastern WV Regional Airport/Shepherd Field - KMRB
Narrative:
A North American T-28C Trojan aircraft crashed at the "Thunder Over the Blue Ridge" air show which was being held at Eastern WV Regional Airport/Shepherd Field (KMRB) Martinsburg, WV.
The pilot was killed.

Note:
The aircraft is officially registered by FAA with its serial 140581 as c/n.

Sources:
http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/DC-Air-Show-Crash-in-W-Virginia-130020628.html
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2011/09/17/national/main20107788.shtml
http://www.airshowbuzz.com/go/article/view/air_shows/military/249999/t-28_crashes_killing_pilot
http://www.journal-news.net/page/content.detail/id/567758/Tragedy--Plane-crashes-at-airshow--pilot-killed.html?nav=5006
http://www.stuff.co.nz/world/americas/5647935/Veteran-pilot-dead-in-another-US-air-show-crash

http://www.airport-data.com/images/aircraft/large/601/601786.jpg (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Sep-2011 14:12 gerard57 Added
17-Sep-2011 16:19 gerard57 Updated [Source, Narrative]
17-Sep-2011 18:01 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
18-Sep-2011 04:18 vielmetti Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
18-Sep-2011 04:24 harro Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Embed code, Narrative]
18-Sep-2011 16:33 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
18-Sep-2011 17:43 RobertMB Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
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