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Last updated: 23 September 2020
Estado:
Fecha:martes 31 agosto 1982
Hora:ca 14:30
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C141 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-141B Starlifter
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 64-0652
Numéro de série: 300-6065
Año de Construcción:
Horas Totales de la Célula:24246
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney TF33-P-7
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 9 / Ocupantes: 9
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 9 / Ocupantes: 9
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:70 km (43.8 milles) S of Knoxville, TN (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Charleston AFB, SC (CHS/KCHS), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Charleston AFB, SC (CHS/KCHS), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
The C-141B departed Charleston AFB shortly before 13:00 on a local training mission. Weather along the route was reported by other aircraft as 4500 feet overcast, tops to 8000 feet with zero visibility below 4500 feet due to rain showers, ragged ceiling, multi-layered stratus and fog. These conditions were below MAC minimums. In the Tellico Wildlife Area, the aircraft impacted 4908 foot John’s Knob, 118 feet below the peak. At the time of impact the aircraft was in a slight climb of 4-5 degrees (approximately 2000 fpm).

Fuentes:
» C-141 Lifetime Mishap Summary / Lt. Col. Paul M. Hansen, USAFR, Ret. McChord AFB WA (1 October, 2004)


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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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