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Date:Thursday 6 February 1992
Time:11:43
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130B Hercules
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 58-0732
C/n / msn: 3527
First flight: 1959
Engines: 4 Allison T56-A-7
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Ground casualties:Fatalities: 12
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:1,7 km (1.1 mls) S of Evansville-Dress Regional Airport, IN (EVV) (   United States of America)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Evansville-Dress Regional Airport, IN (EVV/KEVV), United States of America
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Shortly after departure from runway 22 at Evansville (EVV), the Hercules stalled and crashed into a restaurant next to the Drury Inn hotel.

Classification:
Loss of control

Sources:
» Military plane hits restaurant (Elyria Chronicle Telegram, 1992-02-07)


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