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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Date:Wednesday 9 August 1989
Time:ca 19:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130H Hercules
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 74-1681
C/n / msn: 4654
First flight: 1976
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 7
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Fort Bragg, NC (   United States of America)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Crashed while dropping an M551 Sheridan tank over the Sicily Drop Zone at Fort Bragg.


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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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