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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 166875
Last updated: 8 October 2019
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Date:29-MAY-1983
Time:10:49 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic T34T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft T-34C-1 Turbo Mentor
Owner/operator:Beechcraft Aviation Inc
Registration: N2067A
C/n / msn: GM-78
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:RAF Mildenhall, Suffolk -   United Kingdom
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:Mildenhall, Suffolk (EGUN)
Destination airport:Leavesden, Hertfordshire (EGTI)
Investigating agency: AIB
Narrative:
Written off 29.5.83: crashed during a air display at Mildenhall, Suffolk, killing both pilots (Robert Buettgenbach and David Miller). They died whilst "filling in" at the request of the tower, giving an improvised air display, due to the planned display being delayed by bad weather (low cloud and heavy rain). Both crew of N2067A were Beechcraft employees and came from McLean, Virginia, USA

Sources:

1. http://www.aaib.gov.uk/cms_resources.cfm?file=/Beech%20T34C-1%20N2067A%2014-83.pdf
2. http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?omni=Home-N-Number&nNumberTxt=2067A
3. https://www.buryfreepress.co.uk/news/local/latest-news/archives-hold-clues-to-air-crash-1-403489/
4. https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1328202
5. http://forums.airshows.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=40&t=55047
6. http://warbirdinformationexchange.org/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?p=557816

Video footage of the accident:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Jun-2014 04:47 Dr. John Smith Added
27-Aug-2014 21:15 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
29-Oct-2015 01:15 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Source, Embed code]
28-Jun-2016 19:58 TB Updated [Aircraft type]

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