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Last updated: 25 September 2021
Date:Friday 12 November 1971
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: 69-6578
MSN: 4353
First flight: 1969
Crew:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 11
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 11
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Jacksonville-Little Rock AFB, AR (LRF) (   United States of America)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
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
Stalled on takeoff and crashed. The C-130 was on a routine familiarization flight over the state of Arkansas

Loss of control


photo of Lockheed-C-130E-Hercules-69-6578
accident date: 12-11-1971
type: Lockheed C-130E Hercules
registration: 69-6578


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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