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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203728
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Date:03-JAN-2018
Time:12:02
Type:Silhouette image of generic T2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American T-2E Buckeye
Owner/operator:Hellenic Air Force
Registration: 160098
C/n / msn: 396-40
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kalamata AFB (KLX) -   Greece
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Kalamata AFB (KLX/LGKL)
Destination airport:Kalamata AFB (KLX/LGKL)
Narrative:
A statement by the Greek Air Force said the aircraft crashed due to mechanic failure while it was on a training flight 2 nautical miles south of the airport in Kalamata.

According to media dealing with military issues, one of the engines of the aircraft stopped while the T-2 was flying. The crew reported the problem to the air force base and while it was heading to the airport also the second engine stopped.

Sources:

http://www.ekathimerini.com/224599/article/ekathimerini/news/two-pilots-safe-after-jet-trainer-crashes-near-kalamata
https://www.protothema.gr/greece/article/746729/alert-epese-aeroskafos-t-2-tis-polemikis-aeroporias/
http://www.keeptalkinggreece.com/2018/01/03/freece-air-force-t2-crash-video/


Images:


Kalamata 7nov2017

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Jan-2018 13:18 plcedi Added
03-Jan-2018 13:21 harro Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Jan-2018 18:01 Anon. Updated [Registration, Destination airport, Source]
03-Jan-2018 18:01 harro Updated [Registration, Source, Narrative]
03-Jan-2018 23:49 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
04-Jan-2018 12:24 Anon. Updated [Registration, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
04-Jan-2018 18:39 Anon. Updated [Registration, Narrative]
04-Jan-2018 20:52 Anon. Updated [Photo, ]
05-Jan-2018 08:29 Crabfat Updated [Source]
08-Jan-2018 19:31 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Phase]
05-May-2018 12:00 rvargast17 Updated [Cn]
28-Aug-2018 08:53 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source, Embed code]

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