Accident description
Last updated: 29 July 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 8 September 1978
Time:ca 23:00
Type:Lockheed C-130E Hercules
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 64-0532
C/n / msn: 4021
First flight: 1964
Crew:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Conway, AR (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Jacksonville-Little Rock AFB, AR (LRF/KLRF), United States of America
Destination airport:Jacksonville-Little Rock AFB, AR (LRF/KLRF), United States of America
Narrative:
The plane was one of four flying in formation to practice instrument approaches at Little Rock AFB. The airplane crashed into a mountain.

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Distance from Jacksonville-Little Rock AFB, AR to Jacksonville-Little Rock AFB, AR as the crow flies is 0 km (0 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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