Date & Time: Apr 20, 2005 at 1850 LT
Type of aircraft:
Lockheed P-3 Orion
Operator:
Registration:
N926AU
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Training
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Chico-Chico
MSN:
185-5171
YOM:
1963
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
3
Captain / Total flying hours:
4937
Captain / Total hours on type:
2915
Aircraft flight hours:
15614
Circumstances:
Crew was performing a training flight based on the Orion Tanker's program. While overflying Lassen National Forest, 48 kilometres North-East of Chico, the crew lost control of the aircraft which crashed and burned. All occupants were killed.