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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 179690
Last updated: 20 September 2021
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Date:19-SEP-2015
Time:10:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic TEX2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft T-6B Texan II
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Registration: 166056
MSN: PN-47
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Las Cruces (KLRU), NM -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Las Cruces Intl (KLRU)
Destination airport:Las Cruces Intl (KLRU)
Narrative:
The aircraft (coded E-056, VT-28) experienced a landing gear problem. A commanded ejection was made by the two man crew west of Las Cruces International Airport (KLRU), Las Cruces, New Mexico. The airplane was destroyed by the subsequent impact with terrain and the two pilots received minor injuries.

Sources:

http://www.koat.com/article/navy-plane-crashes-near-las-cruces/5066604
http://web.archive.org/web/20150929200458/http://www.navy.mil/submit/display.asp?story_id=91161
http://www.joebaugher.com/navy_serials/thirdseries23.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Sep-2015 00:20 Geno Added
20-Sep-2015 06:38 Aerossurance Updated [Phase, Narrative]
04-Nov-2015 13:23 El_serj Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]
16-Jun-2016 15:03 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Operator, Location]
10-Dec-2016 20:03 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Nature, Source, Narrative]
22-Nov-2017 06:36 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type]

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