Accident Northrop T-38A Talon ,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 278297
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Date:Tuesday 16 December 1980
Type:Silhouette image of generic T38 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Northrop T-38A Talon
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Vance AFB, Enid Oklahoma -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Aircraft stalled in the final turn during a visual approach to the outer runway. It landed short of the runway on the upslope south of the runway and the left main gear failed upon striking the concrete lip at the start of the runway. It rolled to the left, and when the wing failed upon striking the ground, it went inverted. The instructor in the rear seat was killed, and the student in front was critically injured. There was no post crash fire.


I was an eyewitness to this crash.

Revision history:

21-May-2022 17:22 Kwade79 Added
21-May-2022 17:22 harro Updated [Aircraft type]

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