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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 138617
Last updated: 4 December 2021
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Date:02-MAY-1953
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic T28 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American T-28A
Owner/operator:3525th PTWg USAF (3525th PTWg United States Air Force)
Registration: 51-7502
MSN: 174-355
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:11 miles SE of Roosevelt, Gila County , Arizona -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Williams AFB, Arizona
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On 2 May 1953, while assigned to the 3525th Pilot Training Wing, Williams Air Force Base, Arizona, this T-28A crashed into the side of a mountain during an instrument instructional flight.

Pilot James W Strothers and crew member Maurice H Havercroft were killed when the aircraft
crashed 11 miles SE of Roosevelt, Arizona (approx Coordinates: 3340′3.5688″N, 1118′4.9272″W)

Sources:

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~havercrofts/Ind/F16.html
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.logbookmag.com/databases/articles.asp?ID=133&CatID=43]
http://web.archive.org/web/20110129115727/http://accident-report.com/Serials/1951a.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Sep-2011 15:37 Dr. John Smith Added
05-Feb-2020 23:03 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Narrative, Operator]

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