Bird strike Accident Northrop T-38A Talon 63-8188, 31 Oct 1964
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Type:Silhouette image of generic T38 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Northrop T-38A Talon
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 63-8188
MSN: N.5535
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Houston-Ellington AFB, TX -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed after bird strike (snow goose) on final approach. Canopy shattered and debris caused immediately engine failure. Astronaut Theodore Cordy Freeman (34) killed.


Passauer Neue Presse, 2.11.1964, p1
El Litoral 8 November 1964, p1

Revision history:

13-Apr-2013 19:02 TB Added
06-Sep-2014 16:44 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
03-Jun-2015 09:32 TB Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
03-Jun-2015 09:35 TB Updated [Source]
13-Jan-2022 18:02 TB Updated [Aircraft type]

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