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T-45 Goshawk
Losses and Ejections

List being compiled - more to add

 

Date

Air Force

A'cft Unit / Serial

based

crashed crew photo seat
Friday 4th June 1992
11:30

USN
T-45A Goshawk 162787

Naval Air Station at Patuxent River, Md

ran off the base's main runway during landing at at Edward's Air Force Base in order to avoid collision with van LT Owen Honors
ejected

[is this Owen P. Honors ??]

 
Martin-Baker
SJU-17 (Mk.14)
NACES
17th August 1994
09:45h

USN
T-45A Goshawk 163629/229
VT-21
collided and crashed 60 miles southwest of
NAS Kingsville
LTJG Shawn B. Inman
ejected
OK.
LTJG Brian S. DeHaan
killed in aircraft
 

Martin-Baker
SJU-17 (Mk.14)
NACES
17th August 1994
09:45h

USN
T-45A Goshawk 163639/239 Can anyone match pilot to aircraft ??
17th March 1996
USN
T-45A Goshawk 163645
B-245


Training Air Wing 2 at Naval,  Air Station Kingsville.
[
NAS-K]

Both main tyres blew on take-off from USS John F. Kennedy. Attempted emergency landing at Naval Air Station Cecil Field in Jacksonville pilot ejected on contact with runway  
Martin-Baker
SJU-17 (Mk.14)
NACES
 1st November 1996

USN
T‑45A 163627
B 227

Training Air Wing 2 at Naval,  Air Station Kingsville.
[
NAS-K]
Birdstrike (duck). Engine stalled. Engine lost power after ingesting Canvas back duck    
Martin-Baker
SJU-17 (Mk.14)
NACES
instructor  ejected student pilot  ejected
Martin-Baker
SJU-17 (Mk.14)
NACES
15th April 1997

USN
T-45A Goshawk 163634
B-234


VT-21


Training Air Wing 2 at Naval,  Air Station Kingsville.
[
NAS-K]
Bird Strike (Turkey vulture). Practising touch and go landings during her first solo flight. Turkey Vulture struck the aircraft. Ensign Jessica Gardner  ejected safely
Martin-Baker
SJU-17 (Mk.14)
NACES
19th August 1998
USMC
T-45A Goshawk 163632


VT-22

trying to land a T-45 training jet on  the USS John F. Kennedy about 70 miles off the coast of Jacksonville student pilot
First Lieutenant Brian J.  "Shakey" Shelleby*

killed
*
First Lt. Bryan J. Shelleby, was posthumously promoted to captain.
  Martin-Baker
22nd February 2001
USN
McDonnell Douglas
T-45A Goshawk
163601 
VT-22

Training Air Wing 2 at Naval,  Air Station Kingsville.
[
NAS-K]
Crashed into the Atlantic Ocean more than a mile from the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) while performing safety observer duties   Martin-Baker
SJU-17 (Mk.14)
NACES
Navy Lieutenant Gregory Fulco ejected killed Captain Justin Sanders ejected killed
Martin-Baker
SJU-17 (Mk.14)
NACES

18th July 2001

USN
McDonnell Douglas
T-45A Goshawk

163618


VT-21
crash landed at NAS Jacksonville    
Martin-Baker
SJU-17 (Mk.14)
NACES
ejected safely ejected safely
Martin-Baker
SJU-17 (Mk.14)
NACES
15th February 2004

[should this be 8th February ???]


USN
T-45A 163631
VT-22
Fuel starvation. Wheels-up landing in field at Gholson, TX. A successful dead-stick belly landing was made and both pilots survived     Martin-Baker
SJU-17 (Mk.14)
NACES
SP
OK
IP
OK
Martin-Baker
SJU-17 (Mk.14)
NACES
No ejection was attempted. Both crew egressd on ground
24th February 2004
USN
T-45C 165476 crashed into runway at NAS Meridian, MS during touch and
go
     

12th July 2004

USN
T‑45C Goshawk 165487
A 144

Training Air Wing
1
Naval Air Station Meridian, MS, USA
ran off runway during landing

pilot ejected safely

 
Martin-Baker
SJU-17 (Mk.14)
NACES
Tuesday 22nd  March 2005
USN
T‑45C Goshawk 165087
A-108

VT-7
Eagles
NAS Meridian
Crashed into wooded area 1 mi S of runway at McCain Field,
while in landing pattern
Pilot LTJG Steven Elledge
25
Orlando, Fla
killed
 
Martin-Baker
SJU-17 (Mk.14)
NACES

Wednesday 11th May 2005

USN
T-45  Goshawk VT-22
Training Air Wing 2
Naval Air Station Kingsville.
[
NAS-K]
Approx 1 mile northwest of  NAS Kingsville, South Texas Major Gabriel Fabri
ejected OK

Martin-Baker
SJU-17 (Mk.14)
NACES
Was a VT-7 T-45C lost on the 27th October ??  
Monday 31st October 2005
3:30 p.m.

USN
T-45 Goshawk  
VT-22

Training Air Wing 2 at Naval,  Air Station Kingsville.
[
NAS-K]
Crashed about 1.5 miles  northeast of base    
Martin-Baker
SJU-17 (Mk.14)
NACES
Lt. Brian Iber instructor Lt. j.g. Jason Morgan student pilot
Martin-Baker
SJU-17 (Mk.14)
NACES
10th February 2006
USN
T-45C Goshawk  

VT-7

damaged      


Thursday 27th September 2007

USN
T-45A Goshawk 165066
266

VT-21
 

Training Air Wing 2 at Naval,  Air Station Kingsville.
[
NAS-K]
Crashed west of Kingsville near the Kleberg County Airport    
Martin-Baker
SJU-17 (Mk.14)
NACES
Student pilot ejected  
Martin-Baker
SJU-17 (Mk.14)
NACES
  The one listed on September 27th 2007 was caused by a compressor section bearing failure instead of a birdstrike.
                 

Monday 1st October 2007
14:00


USN
T-45A Goshawk
VT-21

Training Air Wing 2 at Naval,  Air Station Kingsville.
[
NAS-K]
Birdstrike, crashed  in brush  on the King Ranch about two miles north of Naval Air Station Kingsville    
Martin-Baker
SJU-17 (Mk.14)
NACES
Ejected safely, recovered by helo Student pilot ejected safely, recovered by helo
Martin-Baker
SJU-17 (Mk.14)
NACES

Thursday 1st November 2007
 19:00


USN
T-45A Goshawk 163655
B-255

Training Air Wing 2 at Naval,  Air Station Kingsville.
[
NAS-K]
Confirm
???
 Engine malfunction. Crashed during take off at the end of the runway of the Acadiana Regional Airport in New Iberia. Came to rest having gon through perimeter fence and crossed the Hwy La 88    
Martin-Baker
SJU-17 (Mk.14)
NACES

                              photo Brad Kemp/The Daily Advertiser
News Link
link & photo with permission
Pilot ejected Student ejected
Martin-Baker
SJU-17 (Mk.14)
NACES

Tuesday 4th March 2008

USN
T‑45C Goshawk 165458
A-115

Training Squadron 9

Training Air Wing
1
Naval Air Station Meridian, MS, USA
crashed near the base in northern Lauderdale County into a densely wooded area

 

 
Martin-Baker
SJU-17 (Mk.14)
NACES
ejected safely ejected safely
Martin-Baker
SJU-17 (Mk.14)
NACES

Tuesday 20th May 2008
20:30

USN
T‑45C Goshawk 165486
A-143

Training Air Wing 1
Naval Air Station Meridian, MS, USA
Bird strike during routine training flight. Crashed south of the runway

 

 
Martin-Baker
SJU-17 (Mk.14)
NACES
Instructor Under Training
CDR W. S. Anderson

ejected safely
Instructor Pilot
LCDR D. M. Slutz
ejected safely

Martin-Baker
SJU-17 (Mk.14)
NACES
Both the instructor and student pilot suffered minor injuries. They were taken to Jeff Anderson Hospital.

Thursday 10th June 2010
10:00

USN
T‑45C Goshawk  
Training Air Wing 2
NAS Kingsville
Ran off runway at base while landing in routine training flight. Aircraft landed upside-down.     Martin-Baker
Pilot
ejected
sustained minor injuries
 
Martin-Baker
SJU-17 (Mk.14)
NACES

Wednesday 29th December 2010

USN
T-45C Goshawk  
VT- 86
Sabre Hawks
Naval Air Station Pensacola
Crashed 18 miles southeast of the Tallahassee Regional Airport, Jefferson County, Florida    
Martin-Baker
SJU-17 (Mk.14)
NACES
??
ejected
??
ejected

Martin-Baker
SJU-17 (Mk.14)
NACES
Both crew taken Tallahassee Memorial Hospital as a precautionary measure
Wednesday 15th June 2011
10:00


 

USN
T-45 Goshawk  
VT-21
Training Squadron 21
(VT-21)


Training Air Wing 2
NAS Kingsville
Crashed in South Texas in Live Oak County Pilot
ejected
minor injuries taken by Coast Guard helicopter to Christus Spohn Hospital in Kingsville
 
Martin-Baker
SJU-17 (Mk.14)
NACES
Tuesday 1st November 2011
10:00

USN
T-45 Goshawk  
Training Squadron 21
(VT-21)


Training Air Wing 2
Naval Air Station Kingsville
Crashed just after takeoff. Compressor section failure (compressor blade departed the hub) and both the instructor and student ejected safely.    
Martin-Baker
SJU-17 (Mk.14)
NACES
??
ejected
??
ejected

Martin-Baker
SJU-17 (Mk.14)
NACES
Wednesday 30th May 2012

USN
T-45C Goshawk  
VT-22

Training Squadron 22

NAS Kingsville

Crashed during routine training flight on ranch land in South Texas 45 miles southwest of airfield    
Martin-Baker
SJU-17 (Mk.14)
NACES
SP ??
ejected
IP ??
ejected

Martin-Baker
SJU-17 (Mk.14)
NACES
                 

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