Accident North American Rockwell T-39N Sabreliner 165513, Monday 12 April 2010
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Date:Monday 12 April 2010
Type:Silhouette image of generic SBR1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
North American Rockwell T-39N Sabreliner
Owner/operator:United States Navy
Registration: 165513
MSN: 282-66
Year of manufacture:1966
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney JT12A-6A Turbo Wasp
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:8 km NE of Morganton, Fannin County, GA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Pensacola NAS, FL (NPA/KNPA)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A Rockwell T-39N Sabreliner twin-jet, operated by Training Air Wing Six (US Navy), was destroyed in an accident near Blue Ridge, Fannin County, GA. All four crew members are presumed to have been killed in the accident The bodies of three have been recovered so far.
The airplane operated on a routine cross-country training mission out of Pensacola NAS, FL (NPA). It crashed in dense woods, igniting a 15 acre fire.


US Navy statement
At least 3 dead in north Ga. Navy plane crash (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)



photo (c) E-Mans; Houston-Ellington Field, TX (EFD/KEFD); 19 April 2008; (CC:by-nc-sa)

photo (c) Drewski2112; Seattle-Boeing Field International Airport, WA (BFI/KBFI); 20 March 2009; (CC:by-nc)

photo (c) Scott Shea; Pensacola NAS, FL (NPA/KNPA); 12 April 2010

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