Accident Northrop T-38A Talon , Thursday 20 January 1972
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Date:Thursday 20 January 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic T38 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Northrop T-38A Talon
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Matagorda Island, TX -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Matagorda Island bombing/gunnery range
Destination airport:local
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed into the beach while practice instrument landings on Matagora Island bombing and gunnery runway. Two civil pilots (41/37) from Space Agency Aircraft Operations Division of Houston Space Center.


The Victoria Advocat 21 January 1972, p1

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