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Last updated: 29 March 2020
Estado:
Fecha:martes 1 diciembre 1992
Hora:21:20
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: 66-0142
Numéro de série: 300-6168
Año de Construcción:
Horas Totales de la Célula:31857
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney TF33-P-7
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Víctimas de la colisión:Fatalidades: 7
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:14 km (8.8 milles) N of Harlem, MT (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Tacoma-McChord AFB, WA (TCM/KTCM), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Tacoma-McChord AFB, WA (TCM/KTCM), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
Four Lockheed C-141B Starlifters were night air refueling/airdrop training mission. A KC-135 tanker was leading the Starlifters in a refueling pattern at FL255. The first Starlifter completed refueling and backed away to the left behind the KC-135 at FL250. It remained at an unusually close position. When the second C-141 had completed refueling it also backed away to the left, unaware of the unusual position of the first C-141. Both aircraft collided, breaking up in mid-air.

Fuentes:
» C-141 Lifetime Mishap Summary / Lt. Col. Paul M. Hansen, USAFR, Ret. McChord AFB WA (1 October, 2004)
» The Spokesman-Review - Dec 1, 1992


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photo of Lockheed-C-141B-Starlifter-66-0142
accident date: 01-12-1992
type: Lockheed C-141B Starlifter
registration: 66-0142
 

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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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