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Last updated: 20 May 2019
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Date:Wednesday 7 October 1992
Time:ca 09:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130E Hercules
Operator:Air National Guard
Registration: 63-7881
C/n / msn: 3952
First flight: 1964
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:3 km (1.9 mls) NW of Berkeley Springs, WV (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Martinsburg-Eastern West Virginia Regional Airport/Shepherd Field, WV (MRB/KMRB), United States of America
Destination airport:Martinsburg-Eastern West Virginia Regional Airport/Shepherd Field, WV (MRB/KMRB), United States of America
Narrative:
The plane was on a routine training mission when it struck powerlines and crashed into a two-story house.

Sources:
» 6 Killed in Crash of National Guard Cargo Plane (8-10-1992, NY Times)


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