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Date:Friday 19 September 1958
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130A Hercules
Operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 56-0526
MSN: 3134
First flight: 1957
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Collision casualties:Fatalities: 1
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Triel (   France)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Évreux-Fauville Air Base (EVX/LFOE), France
Destination airport:Spangdahlem Air Base (SPM/ETAD), Germany
Narrative:
Collided with a French Air Force Dassault Super Mystère B2 jet (N°65); crashed.
Initial newspaper reports said all six aboard the Hercules were killed. Other reports indicated 15 may have died.

Classification:
Mid air collision
Loss of control

Sources:
» The 317th Veterans Group Web site (usaf317thvet.org)


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Distance from Évreux-Fauville Air Base to Spangdahlem Air Base as the crow flies is 406 km (254 miles).

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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