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USAF T-6 Down

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MRTT
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USAF T-6 Down

Post by MRTT » Tue Sep 18, 2018 9:27 pm

Yet another loss for the US Military, both crew members have ejected.

https://www.ksat.com/news/air-force-tra ... -oaks-mall

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Re: USAF T-6 Down

Post by rh226 » Tue Sep 18, 2018 10:00 pm

Certainly seems that the crew are OK (apart from their encounter with mesquite shrubs/trees). :thumb:

Serial (from the slideshow) is 05-6209/RA.
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Re: USAF T-6 Down

Post by CHINOOKER » Wed Sep 19, 2018 7:16 am

Strange looking "debris field",for a relatively small aircraft!.....glad crew seem to have gotten out relatively unscathed.

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Re: USAF T-6 Down

Post by jem60 » Thu Sep 20, 2018 9:01 am

The right debris field if it hit in a fairly flat, relatively high speed impact.

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Re: USAF T-6 Down

Post by Nighthawke » Thu Sep 20, 2018 10:38 am

The engine looks to have detached and made its own piece of field too.

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