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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 194202
Last updated: 25 April 2017
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Type:Silhouette image of generic PC12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Pilatus U-28A (PC-12)
Owner/operator:318th Special Operations Squadron (USAF)
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:ENE of Cannon AFB (KCVS), Clovis, NM -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Cannon AFB (KCVS)
Destination airport:Cannon AFB (KCVS)
While practicing touch-and-go landings, the aircraft impacted terrain in Curry County east-northeast of Cannon Air Force Base (KCVS) in Clovis, New Mexico, and a small fire ensued. The aircraft was destroyed. All three crew members died in the crash.

Cannon Air Force Base officials say the 33-year-old pilot, Capt. Andrew Becker from Novi, Michigan, 29-year-old Capt. Kenneth Dalga from Goldsboro, North Carolina, and 26-year-old co-pilot, 1st Lt. Frederick Dellecker from Daytona Beach, Florida, were killed.

All three were assigned to the 318th Special Operations Squadron at Cannon.


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Revision history:

15-Mar-2017 05:29 Geno Added
15-Mar-2017 05:34 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
15-Mar-2017 07:50 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
15-Mar-2017 12:02 gerard57 Updated [Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
15-Mar-2017 12:03 harro Updated [Source]
15-Mar-2017 12:38 gerard57 Updated [Source]
15-Mar-2017 16:42 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Location]
16-Mar-2017 06:14 John Updated [Embed code]
16-Mar-2017 08:27 krasatpi Updated [Damage]
16-Mar-2017 09:48 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code]
17-Mar-2017 08:54 Aerossurance Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
19-Mar-2017 11:55 Iceman 29 Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]

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