ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 194143
Last updated: 22 April 2017
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Narrative:An aircraft malfunction made it necessary for both pilots to eject. investigation found that the speed altitude sensor sensed the 10,000 ft.+ ejection and delayed deployment of the parachutes, but the aircraft was only 50 ft. above the mountain canyon rim causing Major Harold LaVaughen Reeves Jr. to get a partial chute (with fatal result). Major Timothy Hill survived the event.
|Time:||approx 4:00 |
|Registration:|| BuNo 155444|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||near Evolution Lake South of Mount Darwin - Sierra Nevadas -
United States of America
|Phase:|| En route|
|Departure airport:||NAS Lemoore|
|Destination airport:||China Lake|