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Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
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Date:Wednesday 12 May 1982
Time:20:35
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130E Hercules
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 64-0543
C/n / msn: 4033
First flight: 1965
Crew:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Judsonia, AR (   United States of America)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Jacksonville-Little Rock AFB, AR (LRF/KLRF), United States of America
Destination airport:Jacksonville-Little Rock AFB, AR (LRF/KLRF), United States of America
Narrative:
The C-130 had departed Little Rock AFB on a local training mission. It was descending from 3000 feet to 2000 feet to join four other aircraft in an "in-trail formation" when a wing failed. Control was lost and the airplane crashed in a wooded area.

Classification:
Wing failure
Loss of control

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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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