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Last updated: 25 September 2021
Date:Wednesday 12 October 1966
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130E Hercules
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 63-7886
MSN: 3957
First flight: 1964
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:30 km (18.8 mls) NNW of Aspermont, TX (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Abilene-Dyess AFB, TX (DYS/KDYS), United States of America
Destination airport:?
Crashed and burned in a brushy mesquite pasture at the 6666 Ranch.

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