Military - U.S. Air Force

Military - U.S. Air Force Wednesday August 29, 1990
Just after taking off, the aircraft drifted to the left and clipped trees eventually crashing 3,000 ft. past the end of the runway. Possible inadvertent deployment of a thrust reverser.

Crash Details

DateWednesday August 29, 1990
LocationNear Kaiserslautern, Germany
Passengers9
Crew8
Fatalities13
Survivors4
Aircraft TypeLockheed C-5A
OperatorMilitary - U.S. Air Force
Registration68-0228
Flight OriginRamstein AB
Flight Destination Rhein
Near Kaiserslautern, Germany
Military - U.S. Air Force
Lockheed C-5A
1990