Military - U.S. Air Force

Military - U.S. Air Force Wednesday September 14, 1977
Crashed into a mountain peak in the Manzano range shortly after taking off and making a right bank. The aircraft was observed flying too low and did not heed the controller's warnings. Fatigue may have played a part in the accident.

Crash Details

DateWednesday September 14, 1977
LocationNear Albuquerque, New Mexico
Passengers0
Crew20
Fatalities20
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeBoeing - EC-135K
OperatorMilitary - U.S. Air Force
Registration62-3536
Flight OriginKirtland AFB
Flight Destination Nellis AFB
Near Albuquerque, New Mexico
Military - U.S. Air Force
Boeing - EC-135K
1977