Luke Aux #5

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Brad - Pinaleno PB4Y2

Brad - Siphon Draw T-6

Page Chopper

Loughead F-1A

IL-10

Douglas DT-1 A-6031

Titan II missile silo

DEER VALLEY

North American T-6D Texan


North American T-6D (photo courtesy of USAF)
North American T-6D

T-6D Texan trainer
25 Aug 48, serial number 44-81553
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rashed in the Superstition Mountains 16 miles northeast of Williams Air Force Base. Both cadets, Kenneth D. Kirkman and Joseph E. Freeman Jr., were killed.
The aircraft was being flown "under the hood" by Cadet Freeman when it flew into a steep ridge within the Superstitions. Wreckage is scattered for half a mile.


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Original crash photo
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Engine, still embedded in the desert after all these years
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Typical look at the Superstitions - a view towards the rough terrain where the T-6 crashed
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Crash site today
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Cadet Kirkman
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Cadet Freeman
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Headstone for Cadet Kirkman
DAYTON, Ohio -- North American T-6D "Mosquito" at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo), t-6 crash in arizona
North American T-6D

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