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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 69485
Last updated: 21 September 2019
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Date:29-OCT-2009
Time:15:20 Local
Type:Silhouette image of generic T34T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft T-34C Turbo Mentor
Owner/operator:US Navy .
Registration: 162247
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:3 km off Texas Coast -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:NAS Corpus Christi.
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Lost contact. Coastguard has deployed a search and rescue operation.
The T34C went missing over the Gulf of Mexico. Its last known position was near San Jose Island east of Rockport, and about two miles offshore.
The aircraft was carrying two instructor pilots.
The search operation was interrupted at one stage by bad weather.
The body of one of the pilots was found and the search for the other has now been discontinued.

Sources:

http://www.pronews.gr/defence/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=9441&Itemid=46 (greek)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Oct-2009 07:06 nikitas Added
30-Oct-2009 11:59 angels one five Updated
07-Nov-2009 01:41 angels one five Updated
11-Mar-2010 06:54 FISHER01 Updated [Registration, Narrative]

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