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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 157679
Last updated: 21 March 2019
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Date:19-JUL-2013
Time:06:48 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic T38 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Northrop T-38C Talon
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 61-0891
C/n / msn: N.5257
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Sheppard AFB (KSPS), TX -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft, a Northrop T-38C Talon, impacted terrain after experiencing a birdstrike near Sheppard Air Force Base/Wichita Falls Municipal Airport (KSPS), Wichita Falls, Texas.
The aircraft was destroyed by impact and post-impact fire. The two pilots onboard the aircraft received minor injuries during the ejection sequence.

Sources:

http://www.timesrecordnews.com/news/2013/jul/19/plane-crash-near-sheppaer/?print=1
http://www.gosanangelo.com/news/2013/jul/19/plane-crash-near-sheppard-air-force-base-runway/
https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/T-38-Crashes-Pilots-Eject-Over-Wichita-Falls-216161911.html
http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/61-0891.html
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7bj6yPCsGN8
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.evansaviography.co.uk/gallery/2012/sheppard/index.php]
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northrop_T-38_Talon


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Jul-2013 19:35 Geno Added
19-Jul-2013 19:43 Geno Updated [Source, Narrative]
20-Jul-2013 06:44 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
20-Jul-2013 06:50 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
21-Jul-2013 02:11 chulian1819 Updated [Embed code]
25-Apr-2015 18:47 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Source, Embed code]

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