Tag Archive: North American T-6 Texan

Jun 20 2017

France: NA-68 crash-lands in field

A North American NA-68 (registered F-AZHD, a T-6G converted into an NA-68 and painted as a French Navy F6F Hellcat for a 1992 movie) crash-landed yesterday in a field near Mont-près-Chambord near the city of Blois. Sources are unclear on the matter, but it would seem the pilot was either uninjured or only slightly injured. …

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Aug 05 2016

Canadian Harvards recovered from Great Lakes

The Canadian Harvard Aircraft Association plans on recovering elements of a North American Harvard that fell in Lake Erie in 1943. On June 19, 1943, student pilot William Charles Smith of the RAF buzzed a passenger ship on Lake Erie and entered into a steep turning climb to avoid the ship. The 17-year old pilot …

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Aug 17 2011

AT-6D crashes due to fuel starvation in Ohio

AT-6D Texan N7435U crash-landed in a pasture on Saturday, after its engine quit due to fuel starvation. The pilot was able to walk away from the crash scene and suufered only minor injuries. The accident occured a short distance from Franklin County Airport, Ohio. Source

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Jul 23 2011

Goodwood Harvard damaged in wheels-up landing

The pilot of G-AZSC, a North American Harvard IIb based at Goodwood Airport, had to belly-land his aircraft when the engine quit at low altitude near the airfield. The pilot was not injured and it appears the damage to the aircraft was rather light.

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Jul 17 2011

Two killed in a T-6 crash in France

Two people were killed in the crash of a North American T-6 Texan (F-AZIG) in Lyon, France at 18:15 local time. The aircraft fell in a field some distance from the runways of the Lyon-Bron airport where it had refuelled. The aircraft had left earlier from Corsica and was headed for Dijon. The causes of …

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