Fuel exhaustion Accident North American T-6D Texan 42-85556,
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Date:Thursday 4 January 1951
Type:Silhouette image of generic T6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
North American T-6D Texan
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration: 42-85556
MSN: 88-17337
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:5 miles SW of Caldwell, TeXas -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:Randolph AFB, TX
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
French student pilot took off at 10:20 hrs without permission and comitted suicit. He crashed into wooded pasture when fuel was exhausted.


The Victoria Advocat 5 January 1951, p1

Revision history:

02-Sep-2020 15:51 TB Added
20-Jan-2021 03:02 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
03-Feb-2021 15:38 Anon. Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]
14-Feb-2021 08:13 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Apr-2024 18:07 Nepa Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Narrative, Operator]

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