Accident Lockheed C-130B Hercules 58-0719, Monday 11 January 1965
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Date:Monday 11 January 1965
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lockheed C-130B Hercules
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF
Registration: 58-0719
MSN: 3514
Year of manufacture:1959
Engine model:Allison T56-A-7
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Topeka-Forbes AFB, KS (FOE) -   United States of America
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:Topeka-Forbes AFB, KS (FOE/KFOE)
Destination airport:
Two Lockheed C-130B Hercules transport planes were parked at the north end of the Forbes AFB flight line: 58-0719 (msn 3514) and 58-0730 (msn 3525). One of the planes (58-0719) was being prepared for departure. After the engine were started, the Hercules jumped its chocks. It crashed into the other, unoccupied, plane. A fire erupted, destroying both planes.


Fire sweeps transport planes at Forbes AFB (Great Bend Tribune, 1965-01-12)


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