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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 76780
Last updated: 9 April 2019
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Date:05-MAR-1987
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic T34T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft T-34C Turbo Mentor
Owner/operator:TW-4, US Navy
Registration: 161847
C/n / msn: GL-242
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Imperial Valley, near Niland, California -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:El Centro NAS, CA (KNJK)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
During primary flight training while conducting manuevers (simulated approach turn stall above 7,000 feet AGL), student lost control and aircraft entered inverted flight experiencing post stall gyrations. As per operators (NATOPS) manual both crew (instructor and trainee pilot) bailed out as the aircraft was passing through 5,000 feet

Sources:

1. http://web.archive.org/web/20170421194619/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/PROJECT/YEAR_Pages/1987.htm
2. http://www.joebaugher.com/navy_serials/thirdseries21.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Nov--0001 00:00 ASN Archive
03-Mar-2014 17:51 T-34C IP Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Narrative]
27-Aug-2014 23:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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