Date & Time: Jan 28, 1964 at 1500 LT
Type of aircraft:
Rockwell T-39 Sabreliner
Wiesbaden - Wiesbaden
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The crew departed Wiesbaden-Erbenheim AFB at 1401LT for a training flight along the border between East Germany and West Germany. For unknown reason, the twin engine aircraft penetrated the East German Airspace without permission and was quickly intercepted and shut down by the pilots of two East German MiG-19 fighters. Out of control, the airplane dove into the ground and crashed on the Bonifacius hill located in Vogelsberg. All three crew members were killed.
Shut down by East German Air Force fighters.