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Accident
Last updated: 17 October 2017
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Datum:Dienstag 12 März 1985
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130E Hercules
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 64-0549
Werknummer: 4044
Baujahr: 1965
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 8
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 8
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Fort Hood, TX (   USA)
Flugphase: Manövrieren (MNV)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Abilene-Dyess AFB, TX (DYS/KDYS), USA
Flug nach:Killeen-Gray AAF, TX (GRK/KGRK), USA
Unfallbericht:
The C-130 was flying in a formation with two other planes dropping 15-pound sand bags from a low altitude, to simulate a supply dropping mission. The airplane reportedly stalled and crashed into a rural field.

Informationsquelle:
» Witnesses: C-130 flight 'erratic' before crash (Elyria Chronicle Telegram, 1985-03-13)


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Abilene-Dyess AFB, TX to Killeen-Gray AAF, TX as the crow flies is 242 km (151 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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