Accident North American T-39A Sabreliner 61-0640, Thursday 16 April 1970
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Date:Thursday 16 April 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic SBR1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
North American T-39A Sabreliner
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 61-0640
MSN: 265-43
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Weldon, NC -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Sumter-Shaw AFB, SC (SSC/KSSC)
Destination airport:Hampton-Langley AFB, VA (LFI/KLFI)
The T-39 jet was en route from MacDill AFB (MCF) to Langley AFB (LFI) with an en route stop at Shaw AFB (SSC). It collided with a U.S. Navy Douglas TA-4F Skyhawk plane. The T-39 in a residential neighborhood in Weldon. The Skyhawk crashed near Roanoke Rapids-Halifax County Airport, NC (RZZ).


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