ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 194143
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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.
North American Rockwell OV-10A Bronco
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2|
|Aircraft 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|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
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