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Last updated: 24 September 2021
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Datum:Samstag 17 August 1996
Zeit:23:48
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130H Hercules
Fluggesellschaft:United States Air Force - USAF
Kennzeichen: 74-1662
Werknummer: 4597
Baujahr: 1975
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 8
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 9 / Insassen: 9
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:14,5 km (9.1 Meilen) E of Jackson Hole, WY (   USA)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Jackson Hole Airport, WY (JAC/KJAC), USA
Flug nach:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK), USA
Unfallbericht:
The crew failed to monitor the aircraft's position and flight path relative to high terrain surrounding Jackson Hole Airport. Consequently, the C-130 struck a mountain. The C-130 was flying a presidential support airlift mission

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Distance from Jackson Hole Airport, WY to New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY as the crow flies is 3019 km (1887 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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