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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 261794
Last updated: 15 September 2021
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Date:17-MAY-2021
Time:c. 11:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic HAWK model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas T-45C Goshawk
Owner/operator:22 Trg Sqn US Navy
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ricardo, 9 miles south of Kingsville, Texas -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Kingsville NAS, TX (NQI/KNQI)
Destination airport:Kingsville NAS, TX (NQI/KNQI)
Narrative:
A midair collision has been reported involving two McDonnell Douglas T-45 Goshawk jets in the vicinity of Ricardo, Texas.
One plane was able to land safely at the Naval Air Station in Kingsville (NQI/KNQI) while the instructor and student pilot in the other plane safely ejected about nine miles south of Kingsville in Ricardo.

Sources:

https://www.kristv.com/navy-jet-crash-caused-by-two-planes-colliding
https://flightaware.com/photos/view/65424-d68a577c2ccdde5ff3ed1b2cc8b97717d4385d04/airport/KNQI/sort/votes/page/1 (File Photo)
https://www.kiiitv.com/article/news/local/police-training-jet-crashes-near-kingsville-two-able-to-eject-one-found-with-no-major-injuries/503-f38bac96-a28f-4778-8df2-a9b9196e6731
https://news.usni.org/2021/05/17/two-navy-t-45-trainers-crash-in-texas-all-4-pilots-safe-1-treated-for-minor-injuries


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-May-2021 23:25 Geno Added
18-May-2021 05:58 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Damage, Narrative]
18-May-2021 18:50 Anon. Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
19-May-2021 06:44 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
20-May-2021 08:35 Coumes Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]

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