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Last updated: 25 October 2021
Datum:maandag 21 september 1981
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130H Hercules
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Air Force - USAF
Registratie: 74-1672
Constructienummer: 4623
Bouwjaar: 1975
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 9
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 7 / inzittenden: 59
Totaal:slachtoffers: 7 / inzittenden: 68
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:1,5 km (0.9 mijl) van Indian Springs-AF AUX Airport, NV (INS) (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:Indian Springs-AF Aux Airport, NV (INS/KINS), Verenigde Staten
The C-130 crashed short of the runway at the Indiana Springs Air Force Auxiliary Base (INS) during a night time approach. The fuel tanks ruptured, causing a fire. The fire reached smoke grenades and flares which were carried on the mission, which caused flames to reach 20-25 feet. The plane burned for several hours.

» 7 Army men die in plane crash (Daily Herald September 22, 1981)


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