ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 64703
Last updated: 22 July 2014
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Date:18-JAN-1982
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic T38 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Northrop T-38A Talon
Owner/operator:USAF Flight Demonstration Squadron
Registration: 68-8156
C/n / msn: T.6161
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:3
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Indian Springs, Nevada -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
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Narrative:
Four T-38s of the Thunderbirds display team crashed while performing a formation loop during a practice flight.
All four pilots were killed in the crash, which lead to the team being re-equipped with F-16s.
Major Norm Lowry.
Captain Willie Mays.
Captain Mark Melancon.
Captain Pete Peterson.
R.I.P.


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Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Aug-2009 17:07 angels one five Updated
19-Apr-2013 21:03 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Narrative]
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