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Last updated: 20 April 2019
Date:Sunday 29 January 1989
Time:ca 19:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed CC-130E Hercules
Operator:Canadian Armed Forces
Registration: 130318
C/n / msn: 4124
First flight: 1966
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 8
Passengers:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 10
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 18
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Fairbanks-Fort Wainwright Airport, AK (FBK) (   United States of America)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:Edmonton-CFB, AB (YED/CYED), Canada
Destination airport:Fairbanks-Fort Wainwright Airport, AK (FBK/PAFB), United States of America
Crash-landed 300-600 feet short of the runway at night in -46deg C temperatures. The airplane was participating in the "Brim Frost" exercise.

» The C-130 Hercules turns 50 / by Vic Johnson. In: Air Force (Vol. 28 No.4, Winter 2004/2005)
» Aviation Week & Space Technology 6 Feb 1989


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Distance from Edmonton-CFB, AB to Fairbanks-Fort Wainwright Airport, AK as the crow flies is 2245 km (1403 miles).

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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