Southern Air Transport Flight 15

Southern Air Transport Flight 15Saturday October 4, 1986
The cargo plane lost altitude and crashed inverted. The use by the carrier of a non-approved device designed to raise the elevator during loading operations which was not properly stowed by the flight crew and which lodged in the controls, preventing the flight crew from controlling the airplane during take-off.

Crash Details

DateSaturday October 4, 1986
LocationSan Antonio, Texas
Passengers0
Crew3
Fatalities3
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeLockheed L-100-30 Hercules
OperatorSouthern Air Transport
RegistrationN15ST
Flight OriginKelly AFB
Flight Destination Warner Robins AFB
San Antonio, Texas
Southern Air Transport
Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules
1986