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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46127
Last updated: 20 November 2018
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Date:30-SEP-1996
Time:14:15 MST
Type:Silhouette image of generic RF6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Slingsby T-3A Firefly
Owner/operator:557th FTS USAF (557th FTS United States Air Force)
Registration: 93-0584
C/n / msn: 2188
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Calhan, 30 mls E of Colorado Springs, Colorado -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Engine failure during practice forced landing, followed by stall & crash. Callsign 'Falcon 27.
Crew:
Inst. Pilot: Capt. Clay D. Smith killed.
Stdt: Cdt. 1st Class (Senior) Dennis P. Rando killed.

Sources:

http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,987632-3,00.html

Air Forces Monthly Jan 97.
Jinx data base, collated & most probable details added from various sources.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Oct-2008 11:50 harro Added
02-Dec-2015 10:12 JINX Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
02-Dec-2015 18:39 JINX Updated [Narrative]

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