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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 30353
Last updated: 23 October 2017
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Type:Silhouette image of generic HUNT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Hunter T Mk 7
Owner/operator:Mach Two
Registration: N576NL
C/n / msn: HABL003315
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Williams Gateway Airport, Mesa, Arizona -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Mesa, Arizona
Destination airport:NAS Point Mugu, California
Investigating agency: NTSB
Following a loss of engine power on the ex-British military jet fighter just after liftoff, the pilot aborted the takeoff on the runway but could not stop prior to over-running the departure end and colliding with a fence and a berm. The pilot and crew chief said that about 5-10 seconds after take off a significant compressor stall happened with a loud explosion, followed by engine spool down.

Ex-RAF Hunter T.7 XL576: remains stored Yanks Air Museum, Chino, CA



Hunter N576NL (ex-RAF XL576) at Montgomery Regional (Dannelly Field) (MGM/KMGM) Alabama, April 1993

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
03-Dec-2011 06:30 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
19-Apr-2013 22:15 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Narrative]
15-Jun-2013 04:25 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Embed code]

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