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Last updated: 27 September 2021
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Fecha:sábado 17 agosto 1996
Hora:23:48
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130H Hercules
Operador:United States Air Force - USAF
Registración: 74-1662
Numéro de série: 4597
Año de Construcción: 1975
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 8 / Ocupantes: 8
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 1
Total:Fatalidades: 9 / Ocupantes: 9
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:14,5 km (9.1 milles) E of Jackson Hole, WY (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Jackson Hole Airport, WY (JAC/KJAC), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
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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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
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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