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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46129
Last updated: 15 May 2019
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Date:22-FEB-1995
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic RF6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Slingsby T-3A Firefly
Owner/operator:557th Flying Trg Sqn USAF (557th Flying Trg Squadron United States Air Force)
Registration: 93-0583
C/n / msn: 2186
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:40 mls NE of Colorado Springs, CO -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:KAFF
Destination airport:KAFF
Narrative:
USAF Serial 93-0583, but also civil registered as N3159C to USAF HQ Air Education and Training Command, Randolph AFB, Texas Jan 25, 1995

Written off 22 February 1995: Intentional training spin but unable to recover the aircraft struck the ground 40 miles northeast of Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA, killing the two persons on board (pilot and instructor).

US Civil registration N3159C cancelled Apr 8, 1998

Sources:

1. http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,987632-3,00.html
2. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1993.html
3. http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=3159C
4. https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/rec.aviation.military/jUv3JyMh9f4Colorado Sping


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Oct-2008 11:53 harro Added
01-Apr-2015 22:25 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Plane category]
07-May-2016 06:04 RobRobinette Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative, Plane category]
13-May-2016 15:57 RobRobinette Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative]
11-Feb-2019 16:46 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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