Accident Convair VC-131H (CV-580) 54-2816, Thursday 12 May 1977
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Date:Thursday 12 May 1977
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Convair VC-131H (CV-580)
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 54-2816
MSN: 220
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Greenville-Majors Field, TX (GVT) -   United States of America
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
The landing gear accidentally retracted on the ramp. Power was on and propellers turning at time of collapse contributing to damage. The aircraft had just completed an overhaul and was being checked out at time of accident.
This aircraft had been used to transport President and ex-President Lyndon B. Johnson.


Air Force One: The Aircraft of the Modern U.S. Presidency / Nicholas A Veronico


photo (c) Les Thompson; Hampton-Langley AFB, VA (LFI/KLFI); 1969

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