Accident North American T-6G Texan 49-2904, Monday 12 January 1953
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Date:Monday 12 January 1953
Type:Silhouette image of generic T6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
North American T-6G Texan
Owner/operator:3304th PTSqn USAF
Registration: 49-2904
MSN: 168-8
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:8 miles north east of Sabinal, Texas -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Hondo AFB, Hondo, TX (HOD/KHDO)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
North American T-6G Texan 49-2904 (MSN 168-8): To 3595th Pilot Training Wing, Nellis AFB, Las Vegas, NV. Damaged when ground looped landing at Nellis AFB 16 May 1950. To 3304th Training Squadron, Hondo AB, TX. Damaged when ground looped landing at Hondo AB, TX 28 September 1951. Returned to 3304th Pilot Training Squadron, Hondo AB, TX 27 June 1952 after repairs.

Written off (destroyed) in Fatal crash after losing control eight miles northeast of Sabinal, TX 12 January 1953. Pilot fatality named as Francois P LeSolliec, USAF



Revision history:

11-Apr-2021 18:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Apr-2021 18:43 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
18-Apr-2021 20:02 Holschtein Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Operator]

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