Accident Beechcraft T-34C Turbo Mentor 161049, 18 Apr 1986
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 143687
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Type:Silhouette image of generic T34T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Beechcraft T-34C Turbo Mentor
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Registration: 161049
MSN: Gl-177
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Summerdale, AL -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:KNSE
Destination airport:KNSE
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Aircraft assigned to Training Wing 5 at NAS Whiting Field departed controlled flight in landing pattern at Navy OLF Summerdale. It was probably an inadvertent skidded-turn stall while practicing low altitude power loss in pattern (LAPL-P) procedures. Crash killed instructor and student from VT-3.


I was in VT-3 at the time.

Revision history:

12-Feb-2012 01:52 Anon. Added
12-Feb-2012 01:53 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type]
04-Mar-2012 08:03 Anon. Updated [Date, Operator, Phase, Narrative]
04-Mar-2012 08:05 harro Updated [Registration, Operator, Damage]
28-Jun-2016 20:21 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Source]
23-Oct-2019 14:53 Anon. Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]

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