USAF T-38C accident report released

Attrition Report

T-38C 64-13195 ‘XL’ from the 47th FTW/87th Flying Training Squadron flying near Laughlin AFB, Texas, on May 16. A similar aircraft from the unit, 64-13213 ‘XL’, was lost in a crash on November 20 last year. USAF/Senior Airman Moshe Paul

AN AIRCRAFT accident investigation report into the loss of a US Air Force T-38C Talon during a sortie from Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, last November 20 (see Attrition, January 2018, p91) was released on August 21. The report identifies the aircraft as 64-13213 ‘XL’ from the 47th Flying Training Wing (FTW), which was using callsign ‘Bully 29’ at the time of the accident.

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