Descripción del Accidente ASN 14 SEP 1977 Boeing EC-135K 62-3536 - Albuquerque-Kirtland AFB, NM
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Fecha:mircoles 14 septiembre 1977
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C135 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing EC-135K
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 62-3536
Numéro de série: 18519/587
Año de Construcción: 1963-02-27 (14 years 7 months)
Horas Totales de la Célula:7307
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney TF33-PW-102
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 20 / Ocupantes: 20
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 20 / Ocupantes: 20
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:8 km (5 milles) E of Albuquerque-Kirtland AFB, NM (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Albuquerque-Kirtland AFB, NM (KIKR), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Las Vegas-Nellis AFB, NV (LSV/KLSV), Estados Unidos de América
Crashed in steep terrain during a night time climb out of Kirtland Air Force Base. The aircraft struck a peak in the Manzano Mountains, about 10 meters below the summit.

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photo of Boeing-EC-135K-62-3536
accident date: 14-09-1977
type: Boeing EC-135K
registration: 62-3536

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 Albuquerque-Kirtland AFB, NM to Las Vegas-Nellis AFB, NV as the crow flies is 768 km (480 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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Boeing C-135

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